The History of English: An Animated Cartoon

via The Open University. Too fabulous not to share Sunday night/Monday morning!

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What American English Sounds Like & a Good Boogie Too!

Prisecolinensinenciousol, a parody by Adriano Celentano for the Italian TV programme Mileluci is sung entirely in gibberish designed to sound like American English.

Confession: having not read the description when I first watched this, I spent ages trying to figure out what he was saying. D’oh.

Warning: Comma Omission May Lead to Cannibalism

Translation:

“Shall we eat kids?”

“Shall we eat, kids?”

That the omission of such a tiny smudge of ink could result in such tragic consequences. Perhaps the old lady in Hansel & Gretel simply misread the memo?

Remember folks, proper punctuation prevents pandemonium.