9. Sometimes his mumbling makes him difficult to understand
“I can’t find a way of telling him without hurting his feelings.” Even if their boyfriend’s accent is unintelligible, some girls will feel they can’t tell him out of consideration. It’s rude to pass over what someone’s saying just because you can’t understand, though. When you want to know what he’s saying, express linguistic interest—“What does that expression mean?”—and you’ll get away without making your boyfriend feel hung up about it.