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28th Apr '16 9:08:06 PM Pegase
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* There is an ethnically Hawaiian character in ''WesternAnimation/RocketPower'' named Tito. There is no letter "T" in the Hawaiian alphabet!) And while "Tito" is an actual name, [[http://www.behindthename.com/name/tito it is an Italian/Spanish one]], [[TheyJustDidntCare not a Hawaiian one.]]

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* There is an ethnically Hawaiian character in ''WesternAnimation/RocketPower'' named Tito. There (There is no letter "T" in the Hawaiian alphabet!) And while "Tito" is an actual name, [[http://www.behindthename.com/name/tito it is an Italian/Spanish one]], [[TheyJustDidntCare not a Hawaiian one.]]
28th Apr '16 9:22:22 AM DiscoTam
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** Played with in another episode when Phoebe tries to teach Joey French. While Phoebe can and does speak French (Creator/LisaKudrow's husband is French, which is probably where the plot idea started), Joey speaks gibberish like "Je de plee bloom"; he can't tell the difference between the gibberish and real French. {{Iron|yAsSheIsCast}}ically, Matt [=LeBlanc=] is himself a fluent French speaker (the clue is in the name).

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** Played with in another episode when Phoebe tries to teach Joey French. While Phoebe can and does speak French (Creator/LisaKudrow's husband is French, which is probably where the plot idea started), Joey speaks gibberish like "Je de plee bloom"; he can't tell the difference between the gibberish and real French. {{Iron|yAsSheIsCast}}ically, Matt [=LeBlanc=] is himself a fluent French speaker (the clue is in the name).speaker.
3rd Apr '16 3:19:40 PM ExeloMinish
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** Might've been meant to be Conan, which IS the name of an Irish Anti-hero (Conan [=MacMorna=]).

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** Might've been meant to be Conan, which IS the name It's actually spelled Canon and an in-universe case of an Irish Anti-hero (Conan [=MacMorna=]).MusicalThemeNaming. Memphis still goes unexplained, though.
30th Mar '16 8:59:04 AM Iampureevil
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* ''Webcomic/NobodyScores'' does this in-universe with [[http://nobodyscores.loosenutstudio.com/index.php?id=271 Shibamame]].



* ''Webcomic/NobodyScores'' does this in-universe with [[http://nobodyscores.loosenutstudio.com/index.php?id=271 Shibamame]].

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* ''Webcomic/NobodyScores'' does this in-universe with [[http://nobodyscores.loosenutstudio.com/index.php?id=271 Shibamame]].

25th Mar '16 2:16:15 PM CrankCase
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* ''Webcomic/NobodyScores'' does this in-universe with [[http://nobodyscores.loosenutstudio.com/index.php?id=271 Shibamame]].
24th Mar '16 5:43:21 PM ExpertBasilisk1
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* ''Videogame/MetalGearSolidVThePhantomPain'' inverts this trope. Russian characters speak real russian.
16th Mar '16 12:06:00 PM OmegaKross
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* ''Freezing'' has the supposedly English protagonist bear the decidedly non-English sounding name Satellizer El Bridget, which sounds almost ''French'', if not for the fact that Satellizer is an obviously made-up name which just sounds like a portmentau of 'satellite' and 'laser'. Maybe Stella is what the author was going for?

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* ''Freezing'' has the supposedly English protagonist bear the decidedly non-English sounding name Satellizer El Bridget, which sounds almost ''French'', if not for the fact that Satellizer is an obviously made-up name which just sounds like a portmentau portmanteau of 'satellite' and 'laser'. Maybe Stella is what the author was going for?
16th Mar '16 12:03:54 PM OmegaKross
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* ''Freezing'' has the supposedly English protagonist bear the decidedly non-English sounding name Satellizer El Bridget, which sounds almost ''French'', if not for the fact that Satellizer is an obviously made-up name which just sounds like a portmentau of 'satellite' and 'laser'. Maybe Stella is what the author was going for?
12th Mar '16 8:45:30 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* In ''Film/MuppetTreasureIsland'', during the [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment "Cabin Fever" number]], a group of German sailors sings a bit that goes "Ach du lieber, Volkswagen car; Sauerbraten wienerschnitzel und wunderbar!", a word salad of German words well known to Anglophones.

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* In ''Film/MuppetTreasureIsland'', during the [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment "Cabin Fever" number]], a group of German sailors sings a bit that goes "Ach du lieber, Volkswagen car; Sauerbraten wienerschnitzel und wunderbar!", a word salad of German words well known to Anglophones. Justified in that they're really Englishmen taking a brief break from sanity.
8th Mar '16 9:22:27 AM Prfnoff
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* ''The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!'' "Cell Block Tango" parody has a "Foreign Speaking Chorus Person" speaking words that, aside from a TakeThat at Liza Minnelli's wobbly singing, are largely unintelligible in Hungarian or any other language:

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* ''The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!'' In ''Theatre/TheMusicalOfMusicalsTheMusical'', the [[Theatre/{{Chicago}} "Cell Block Tango" Tango"]] parody has a "Foreign Speaking Chorus Person" speaking words that, aside from a TakeThat at Liza Minnelli's Creator/LizaMinnelli's wobbly singing, are largely unintelligible in Hungarian or any other language:



* The somewhat more obscure ''Resident Evil Survivor'' has two child characters by the names of Lott (male) and Lilyrungo.
* ''[[VideoGame/CommandAndConquer RedAlert]]'' '''runs''' on this trope, complete with [[BlindIdiotTranslation Perevod Slepovo Idiota]] and What Do You Mean It Does Not Sound Glorious.

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* The somewhat more obscure ''Resident Evil Survivor'' ''VideoGame/ResidentEvilSurvivor'' has two child characters by the names of Lott (male) and Lilyrungo.
* ''[[VideoGame/CommandAndConquer RedAlert]]'' ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert'' '''runs''' on this trope, complete with [[BlindIdiotTranslation Perevod Slepovo Idiota]] and What Do You Mean It Does Not Sound Glorious.
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