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Local group produces 'Eastern Ky. Echo' parody commercial

"There are 50 Dollar General stores near you."
Posted at 11:54 AM, Dec 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-11 12:01:15-05

(LEX 18) — "Now you can talk to a tin can like big city folk."

A local church group has made a commercial parody, seeking to aid those of us with a strong Eastern Kentucky accent.

The Creek Church in London and Somerset made a parody commercial for Amazon Echo owners whose Alexa can't understand their thick Appalachian accents. The video has gone viral. And, as anyone with a thick accent knows, it would be extremely helpful if it were real.

You can watch the video below.