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27th Apr '17 6:02:24 AM Psyclone
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* In the ''Webcomic/MenageA3'' strip for January 20, 2011 (marginally NSFW), Sandra is unconcerned about discussing her private life with Matt because she assumes that Senna, who is from Brazil, speaks "Brazilianese". She does, plus [[OhCrap four other languages]].

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* In the ''Webcomic/MenageA3'' strip for January 20, 2011 (marginally NSFW), Sandra is unconcerned about discussing her private life with Matt because she assumes that Senna, who is from Brazil, speaks "Brazilianese". She does, plus [[OhCrap four other languages]].languages including English]].
18th Apr '17 5:53:57 PM nombretomado
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* ''Studio60OnTheSunsetStrip'': The businessman from Macau did this.

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* ''Studio60OnTheSunsetStrip'': ''Series/Studio60OnTheSunsetStrip'': The businessman from Macau did this.
14th Apr '17 5:48:34 PM AuraXtreme
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* ''VideoGame/BravelySecond'' has a subversion. The floating city of Sagitta speaks largely in French. At one point, a young boy named Procyon insults Tiz while speaking to his father in French. Tiz does not speak French, but ''Magnolia'' does. Procyon's father knew this, but Procyon did ''not''.
10th Apr '17 5:45:11 PM Divra
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-->'''Sabatier:''' ''[in French]'' You arrogant Americans, think you can run the world as you see fit.\\
'''Sawyer:''' ''[also in French]'' We have a war to win, and I will do what I deem necessary.

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-->'''Sabatier:''' ''[in French]'' You Vous arrogants Americains, vous pensez que vous dirigez le monde comme il vous plais! \\ (You arrogant Americans, think you can run the world as you see fit.\\
fit!)
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'''Sawyer:''' ''[also in French]'' We Nous avons une guerre à gagner et je vais faire ce qui me semble nécessaire. \\ (We have a war to win, and I will do what I deem necessary.)
18th Mar '17 9:51:14 PM StrixObscuro
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* In ''Literature/GoodbyeToBerlin'', Chris invites both Natalia Landauer and Sally Bowles to lunch, and much to his horror, Sally arrives late and explains in English that she was having sex with "a filthy Jew". Natalia, being Jewish and having some proficiency in English, is insulted, and tries to shut Sally out of the conversation by speaking with Chris in German, only to discover that Sally knows enough German that she can loudly brag about her sex life in it.
7th Mar '17 8:06:35 PM ironballs16
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* Ventriloquist Creator/JeffDunham does an odd play on this. At one point his puppets Peanut and Jose Jalepeno on a [[FunetikAksent Steek]] begin conversing with one another in Spanish. Jeff complains to them that ''he'' doesn't speak Spanish. {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d by the puppets when Jose begins singing ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' theme and Peanut remarks "Picture if you will..."

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* Ventriloquist Creator/JeffDunham does an odd play on this. At one point his puppets Peanut and Jose Jalepeno on a [[FunetikAksent Steek]] begin conversing with one another in Spanish. Jeff complains to them that ''he'' doesn't speak Spanish. {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d by the puppets when who, after giving him an AsideGlance, has Jose begins start singing ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' theme and while Peanut remarks "Picture if you will..."
7th Mar '17 7:05:21 PM ironballs16
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** And as a BrickJoke, his call to On-Star customer service had the receptionist turn out to be [[spoiler: the SassyBlackWoman he'd argued with at a hotel ''years'' before, who, after a beat, asked "...is that "ee-glacias" wit' an I?"]]. He [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere immediately hung up]] and called the ''Spanish'' version, only to hear "I speak Spanish too, motherfucker!"
20th Feb '17 6:20:35 PM Premonition45
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* In ''Film/TheHuntForRedOctober'', Ramius comments in Russian to Borodin that Mancuso is a "buckaroo", the kind of US Naval commander they were expecting to encounter in their defection plan. Ryan laughs.

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* In ''Film/TheHuntForRedOctober'', Ramius comments in Russian to Borodin that [[AmericansAreCowboys Mancuso is a "buckaroo", "buckaroo"]], the kind of US Naval commander they were expecting to encounter in their defection plan. Ryan laughs.
18th Feb '17 7:13:19 PM Premonition45
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:: Unfortunately, the Latin is poorly phrased (and more like bad Humanist Latin than bad Medieval Latin). And since Wallace died in 1305, they should've been speaking ''Old'' French (which pronounces all its final consonants, among other differences).
18th Feb '17 7:12:27 PM Premonition45
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* In ''Film/TheHuntForRedOctober'', Ramius comments in Russian to Borodin that Mancuso is a "buckaroo", the kind of US Naval commander they were hoping ''not'' to encounter in their defection plan. Ryan laughs.

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* In ''Film/TheHuntForRedOctober'', Ramius comments in Russian to Borodin that Mancuso is a "buckaroo", the kind of US Naval commander they were hoping ''not'' expecting to encounter in their defection plan. Ryan laughs.
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