Scottish MP's Accent Is So Thick It Needs Translating
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm David Greene. Maybe you have a Scottish friend whose accent is so thick you joke that you need a translator. Well, just listen to Alan Brown, a member of the U.K. Parliament from Scotland.
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ALAN BROWN: Basically the leader of the house was just fascinated with how we did our (unintelligible) and he stated that for members of a Scottish national party...
GREENE: He is reportedly the first MP ever to be asked to provide translation for the official record. Now, Brown's been a good sport, though he said if his American wife and her family can understand him, why can't the people of Parliament? You're listening to MORNING EDITION.
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