A Canadian [Vancouver] company, Lululemon, is the standard for brands of [sexy] Yoga pants, Yoga mats, other mostly female athletic attire.
Its founder, Chip Wilson, was asked about why he used the name ‘Lululemon’.
He responded that it was because it was hilarious to watch Chinese people try to pronounce it.
Of course, with all the hair trigger nut cases out there in today’s world, he was condemned  as racist.
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Of course, this brings up the question of why our American English is different from BBC English heard in Britain.
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Obviously, in the 18th Century, they were exactly the same.
What happened, why do they sound differently?
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Here is the big surprise.
American English is just the same, it is British [BBC] or [Public School] English that changed.
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Somewhere along the line, in the British cast system society, it was decided one should  pronounce words differently to distinguish yourself from the lower cast.
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Public School English
The term British term ‘Public School’ is alien to most Americans.
It means just the opposite of what it means in the USA.
A Public School was an upper crust school.
The implication implies that the vast majority of people we consider too substandard to be members of the public.
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The new English became the official English of the Public Schools [The Upper Class Schools].
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Many people strove to be associated with the ‘Upper Classes’ the best they could.
So they took lessons to speak the ‘New - Upper Class’ English.
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So what is this new invented language?
Here is an example of its characteristics.
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“As for the ‘why,’ though, one big factor in the divergence of the accents is rhotacism.
The General American accent is rhotic and speakers pronounce the r in words such as hard.
The BBC-type British accent is non-rhotic, and speakers don't pronounce the r, leaving hard sounding more like hahd.”
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There is some of this foolishness in the Boston accent.
It order to be associated with the ‘upper crust’ [rum smuggler] Kennedys, you could strive to adopt it.
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So, to up your status in life, adopt a speech impediment and sound like an idiot.
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https://getpocket.com/explore/item/when-did-americans-lose-their-british-accents?utm_source=pocket-newtab
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RJ