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American woman wakes from surgery with British accent – pity eh what!

No, this is not an updated version of the Guess Who song from 1970…

By Seamus McGraw
When she went under the oral surgeon‘s knife 18 months ago, Karen Butler sounded like any other lifelong resident of coastal Oregon. But when she shook 

The Guess Who

Cover of The Guess Who

off the anesthesia, the 56-year-old mother of five suddenly found herself speaking with a strange new accent — an odd mixture of Irish, Scottish and northern British,with perhaps a dash of Australian and South African for good measure.

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About author
Dr. Ken Serota, DDS, MMSc Author of over 70 publications, Ken has lectured on Endodontics and Implantology around the world. MMSc from the Harvard-Forsyth Dental Center in Boston, MA; Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Ken is the founder of ROOTS – an online educational forum for dentists from around the world who wish to learn cutting edge endodontic therapy.
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