Friday, October 31, 2008

Foreign Accent Syndrome

The Log has long talked about cases of Foreign Accent Syndrome, and noted key literature on the subject. Here's another case, of a woman from Port Angeles, Washington. (That direct video link works for me, but here's a link to the Seattle Times article.) The accents are reported to vary between German, Russian, French, Swedish. The woman says about her condition:
It's a blessing. It's fun, it's different, it's sassy.


Anonymous said...

Perhaps it's just me, but the second link didn't work. Is this the story?

Anonymous said...

Here you go: