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Silly Season: Bizarre Stories You Won't Believe!
After falling off a horse suffering a minor head injury, Sharon Campbell-Rayment woke up with a Scottish accent. The Canadian mother, who has never visited Scotland, is even using dialect like "wee". "Doctors have said I might have the Scottish accent for the rest of my life, or it might just disappear overnight but I don’t think it’s going anywhere fast," said Mrs Campbell-Rayment, who is writing a book about her condition. "I could have ended up with any accent – French, Spanish, even Klingon – but I got Scottish. It was definitely a sign. I strongly believe it was a message telling me this is how things were meant to be." There are currently 60 recorded cases of foreign accent syndrome.