The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted

Summary: A collection of drabbles set in the Doctor Who universe. Any characters and pairings from the show will be fair game; there will no doubt be both canon and non-canon, depending on inspiration.
Rating: Teen
Categories: Multi-Era
Characters: Amy Pond, Clara Oswin Oswald, Donna Noble, Martha Jones, Mickey Smith, Other Character(s), Rory Williams, Rose Tyler, The Cybermen, The Daleks, The Doctor (Unspecified), The TARDIS
Genres: Drabble, Mixed
Warnings: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Published: 2015.02.07
Updated: 2023.06.03

The Doctor Who Drabble Files by badly_knitted
Chapter 411: Incomprehension
Author's Notes: Written for Challenge 362: Accent at dw100.

Summary: As much as he likes humans, there are some things the Doctor will never understand about them.

Humans are peculiar; they live on one small, nondescript planet, and despite what some of them seem to think they’re all the same species, yet they have hundreds of languages. Which he supposes might explain why they have so much trouble getting along.

Just to make things even more complicated, not content with having different languages, they confuse each other further by speaking the same language in dozens of different accents.

Having the TARDIS translating for him helps the Doctor make sense of what they’re saying, but he sometimes wonders if humans are simply determined not to understand each other.

The End

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