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Vicar: Hello. Its me again the English vicar englantilainen pappi here on
Sunnuntaihuoneessa. As we all know, American English and British
English sometimes differ. And, even though I am British myself, I dont
think that American English is worse than British English. Certainly not.
Its just that British English is slightly better thats all. Today I have with me
the American ambassador to Finland to discuss the point. Welcome to
Sunnuntai Huoneeseen, Mr Ambassador.
Ambassador: Sunny Rum, righ?
Vicar: Sunny rum?
Ambassador: Yeah. Sunnuntai sunny. Huone rum. Figh?
Vicar: Oh the Sunday Room.
Ambassador: Yeah. I mean, it aint da Money Rum, izit?
Vicar: Money rum? Oh the Monday Room.
Ambassador: Righ. I just been Nittly.
Vicar: Nittly? What does that mean?
Ambassador: I said I just been Nittly
Vicar: Oh IN ITALY.
Ambassador: Yeah. On guvmint busness.
Vicar: What kind of business?
Vicar: Ah government.
Ambassador: Uhu. Less talk about language huh?
Vicar: Less talk?
Ambassador: Yeah. Less talk about somethun intrissan.
Vicar: Aha. Lets talk about something interesting I thought maybe you said less
Ambassador: Whats yours is yours, whats mayan is mayan.
Vicar: Mayan? What is a Mayan?
Ambassador: Your English is your English and Mayan is mayan!
Vicar: OH! Mine! I get it.
Ambassador: Goo. Though(t) maybe you wannid me to go and see a dense or something.
Vicar: Go and see a dense?
Vicar: Dense in Finnish is tiheä tai taaja.
Vicar: No dont tell me. Let me work it out. Um, Go and see a dense a
DENTIST! Hammaslääkäri. Thats it. Good. Very good. I think Im
getting the idea.
Ambassador: You wanna bar Mercan dictionary?
Vicar: Bar? Dont tell me bar borrow!
Ambassador: Uhu. Bar.
Vicar: Loistava! Do you have any problems when youre speaking English
to Finnish people?
Ambassador: No. Jew?
Vicar: Jew? No, Im Christian. Oh JEW DO YOU?
Vicar: Oh I get it. So, if you want to
Vicar: Right. If you wanna speak Mercan, you shorten words and relax your mouth.
Vicar: A good example. Yes is shortened to yeah.
Ambassador: Yeah. Or da whore of the Finnish winner.
Vicar: The whore of the Finnish winner!!
Vicar: (Mumbling) Whore horror. Winner winter! Got it.
The horror of the Finnish winter.
Ambassador: Ver goo. Uhu.
Vicar: I can speak Mercan.
Ambassador: Yeah. Jeet jet?
Vicar: Jeet jet? (repeats) Did you eat yet?
Ambassador: No, jew?