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20th May '18 11:59:25 AM Premonition45
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* British English and American English often sound like this to speakers of the other.

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* [[SeparatedByACommonLanguage British English and American English often sound like this to speakers of the other.other]].
16th May '18 12:47:43 AM jormis29
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* Another one that's rather subtle: "Can it get me / O'''ver''' her quickly" from the chorus to "Speed" by Montgomery Gentry.

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* Another one that's rather subtle: "Can it get me / O'''ver''' her quickly" from the chorus to "Speed" by Montgomery Gentry.Music/MontgomeryGentry.
29th Apr '18 5:19:29 AM ShireNomad
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* Involuntarily applied to Rancid in the third ''Fanfic/UltimateVideoRumble'' when he becomes [[BlessedWithSuck "empowered" with the Ore]]: one of many side effects is that he can't stop calling himself "Ran-Cid" with two distinct syllables.
25th Mar '18 1:53:38 PM Premonition45
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': In "When You Dish Upon A Star", Homer mistakenly pronounces Creator/KimBasinger's last name as "Bass (like the fish)-in-ger" (with a hard G) instead of "Bay-sin-ger" (with a soft G).
18th Mar '18 9:38:44 AM DavidDelony
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* British English and American English often sound like this to speakers of the other.
5th Mar '18 4:38:39 PM nombretomado
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* The lyric ''"there ought to be clowns"'' from Creator/StephenSondheim's "Send in the Clowns" has the accent on "ought", when the music has it on "be". Same with ''"well, maybe next year" -- the word with the emotional emphasis should be "next", but the music has it on "year". Sondheim says he knows how confusing it is to sing, but he can't really change it now.

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* The lyric ''"there ought to be clowns"'' from Creator/StephenSondheim's Music/StephenSondheim's "Send in the Clowns" has the accent on "ought", when the music has it on "be". Same with ''"well, maybe next year" -- the word with the emotional emphasis should be "next", but the music has it on "year". Sondheim says he knows how confusing it is to sing, but he can't really change it now.
3rd Mar '18 10:25:34 AM smasll_lordvoice
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* ''Film/BillAndTed'': The eponymous heroes mispronounce the names of the foreign historical figures they've gathered, such as "Sigmund Frood", "So-Crates" and "Beeth-oven." They get it all right in their presentation, though.

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* ''Film/BladeRunner2049'': Niander Wallace speaks like this in a non-comedic fashion, with a lot of unusual pauses and odd, lilting shifts in pitch. Like the [[VideoGame/HalfLife G-Man]], it's not played for comedy but rather makes him more [[UncannyValley robotic and unsettling.]]
* ''Film/BillAndTed'': The eponymous heroes mispronounce the names of the foreign historical figures they've gathered, such as "Sigmund Frood", "So-Crates" and "Beeth-oven." They get it all right in their presentation, though.
22nd Feb '18 9:44:53 AM EggManStudio
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* "Ghosts" by Ladytron has a a fair bit of this. "Made you ''A'' prince with a thou-SAND enemies/Made a trail of, a thou-SAND tears..."
21st Feb '18 10:02:11 AM nombretomado
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* In the second act of Creator/RichardWagner's ''Meistersinger'', Sachs strikes his cobbler's hammer each time Beckmesser does this in his serenade, ''Den Tag seh' ich erscheinen''.

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* In the second act of Creator/RichardWagner's Music/RichardWagner's ''Meistersinger'', Sachs strikes his cobbler's hammer each time Beckmesser does this in his serenade, ''Den Tag seh' ich erscheinen''.
21st Feb '18 2:12:57 AM tigerstar
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* Dave Gorman deliberately does this in one episode of ''Series/ModernLifeIsGoodish'', confusing the audience by wondering why, after the birth of his son, he keeps hearing about the "play centre", before revealing he’s actually talking about the placenta. He then does the same with “escalator” (“[[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse a Skeletor]]”), “pullover” (“poo lover”) and “backache” (“bukkake”).
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