Thursday, March 24, 2016

11 Words Americans Love Asking Brits to Say

You say ta-may-tow, I say ta-mah-tow; You say pa-tay-tow, I say... pa-tah-tow? Today, Laurence Brown discusses words that Americans love to hear from a British mouth.




Sometimes, it's better hearing me in a British accent. Click the red button below.


Laurence Brown is a British man writing his way through the truly bizarre world of America - a place he sometimes accidentally calls home and a place he still hasn't quite figured out after seven years. Thankfully, his journey is made 12% easier by the fact that his accent makes him sound much smarter than he is. For evidence of this, subscribe to his popular Lost in the Pond web series over on YouTube.

7 comments:

Squidgy said...

"to the hospital" vs. "to hospital" always gets me.

Anonymous said...

One American accent-theorist posits that it is the "melody" in the British accents that makes the UK way of speaking so appealing and interesting to Americans. She effortlessly segues from an American accent into a British accent at 1:20 in the video below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9bUyl37grU

Anonymous said...

My video choice didn't work out, so you can look for it on youtube under the title "Why Americans Love British Accents." The channel is "adarizzle"

Let's try this video.....if it even works!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZEjk4Kognl

Anonymous said...

Why won't these f%@!ing videos work?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FROKw-rVUMA

Unknown said...

Always happy to see your videos. Thanks for the giggles

Unknown said...

Always happy to see your videos. Thanks for the giggles

Anonymous said...

Here is another Harry Palmer video to keep you happy and giggling.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_jwxNjLl7A

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