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Foreign Accent Syndrome

'The Woman Who Woke Up Chinese' Reveals The Pitfalls Of Waking Up With An Accent

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.05.2013 | Weird News

When Sarah Colwill, 38, was hospitalized for an intense migraine in 2010, she awoke to an astounding sound—her voice. Her familiar English accent...

WATCH: Australian Woman Develops French Accent After Car Crash

Posted 06.17.2013 | World

For the past eight years Leanne Rowe has spoken with a French accent. However, aside from studying French in school, the Australian woman does not spe...

Sexsomnia And 9 Other Weird Medical Syndromes

Oddee.com | Posted 03.02.2012 | Weird News

Suppose you had sex and couldn't remember it? Sexsomnia is a disorder in which people participate in sexual acts (either solo or with a partner) wh...

Karen Butler, Oregon Woman, Develops Foreign Accent After Surgery

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

SALEM, Ore. — Karen Butler has a British-sounding accent, but she's never been to Europe. She woke up from dental surgery one day talking funny....

WATCH: Woman Gets Oral Surgery, Wakes Up With Irish Accent

TODAY | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home

When Karen Butler meets new people, they often ask her where she’s from. And the answer -- Newport, Oregon -- usually surprises them. Why? Butler sp...

Sarah Colwill, British Woman, Gains Inexpicable Chinese Accent After Migraine (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sarah Colwill, a 35-year-old British woman, is now speaking, somewhat inexplicably, with a Chinese accent after suffering an extreme migraine, accordi...