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29th Sep '17 6:08:25 AM KZN02
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This character is TheUnintelligible by choice, for many reasons, such as ObfuscatingStupidity. He may require TranslatorMicrobes or a TranslatorBuddy most of the time. When he speaks comprehensibly, it usually means something important.

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This character is TheUnintelligible by choice, for many reasons, such as ObfuscatingStupidity. He may May require TranslatorMicrobes or a TranslatorBuddy most of the time. When he this character speaks comprehensibly, it usually means something important.
28th Jan '17 2:36:42 AM StFan
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* Gypsies in ''Film/{{Snatch}}''.

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* %%* Gypsies in ''Film/{{Snatch}}''.

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* A famous sketch on ''Series/TheBennyHillShow'' has Nicholas Parsons playing an interviewer talking to Hill, playing someone with a very heavy accent--e.g., Chinese, French, shanty Irish. Parsons has to keep asking the interviewee to repeat himself every other sentence because what he [Hill] says is incomprehensible, and frequently sounds off-color. In another sketch, Hill plays a fumbling Dutchman who uses his inability to speak the language to chat up an attractive woman he meets in the park. It turns out he's faking it and speaks perfect English.
* Donna Maria from ''UnbreakableKimmySchmidt'' deliberately speaks only in Spanish in spite of being trapped in the bunker for fifteen years. Nonetheless, she understands English [[spoiler: and actually learned how to speak English after two years in the bunker.]]

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* A famous sketch on ''Series/TheBennyHillShow'' has Nicholas Parsons playing an interviewer talking to Hill, playing someone with a very heavy accent--e.accent -- e.g., Chinese, French, shanty Irish. Parsons has to keep asking the interviewee to repeat himself every other sentence because what he [Hill] says is incomprehensible, and frequently sounds off-color. In another sketch, Hill plays a fumbling Dutchman who uses his inability to speak the language to chat up an attractive woman he meets in the park. It turns out he's faking it and speaks perfect English.
* Donna Maria from ''UnbreakableKimmySchmidt'' ''Series/UnbreakableKimmySchmidt'' deliberately speaks only in Spanish in spite of being trapped in the bunker for fifteen years. Nonetheless, she understands English [[spoiler: and actually learned how to speak English after two years in the bunker.]]




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* ''Toys/{{BIONICLE}}'': Turaga Nuju, who uses the bird language. He had Matoro as his TranslatorBuddy.
** The Vahki could actually speak the Matoran language, although too was high pitched for others to listen.

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* ''Toys/{{BIONICLE}}'': ''Toys/{{BIONICLE}}'':
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Turaga Nuju, who uses the bird language. He had has Matoro as his TranslatorBuddy.
** The Vahki could can actually speak the Matoran language, although too was high pitched high-pitched for others to listen.

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* Taz in ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'', though he usually spit-growls incoherently, can speak perfectly well if need be, or if it's funny. On one occasion, all he had to say was simply "Taz hate water", but chose instead to give a long-winded speech. It wasn't received well.

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* Taz in ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'', though he usually spit-growls incoherently, can speak perfectly well if need be, or if it's funny. On one occasion, all he had has to say was is simply "Taz hate water", but chose he chooses instead to give a long-winded speech. It wasn't isn't received well.



-->'''Porky:''' Darla gonna be mad!
-->'''Buckwheat:''' You took the words right out of my mouth.

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-->'''Porky:''' Darla gonna be mad!
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mad!\\
'''Buckwheat:'''
You took the words right out of my mouth.




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30th Jun '16 7:26:38 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{BIONICLE}}'': Turaga Nuju, who uses the bird language. He had Matoro as his TranslatorBuddy.

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* ''{{BIONICLE}}'': ''Toys/{{BIONICLE}}'': Turaga Nuju, who uses the bird language. He had Matoro as his TranslatorBuddy.
21st May '16 10:17:34 AM JustTroper
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See also CompletelyUnnecessaryTranslator. Compare ElectiveMute.

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See also CompletelyUnnecessaryTranslator. Compare ElectiveMute.ElectiveMute and ElectiveBrokenLanguage.
16th May '16 3:46:34 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Taz in ''TazMania'', though he usually spit-growls incoherently, can speak perfectly well if need be, or if it's funny. On one occasion, all he had to say was simply "Taz hate water", but chose instead to give a long-winded speech. It wasn't received well.

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* Taz in ''TazMania'', ''WesternAnimation/TazMania'', though he usually spit-growls incoherently, can speak perfectly well if need be, or if it's funny. On one occasion, all he had to say was simply "Taz hate water", but chose instead to give a long-winded speech. It wasn't received well.
18th Oct '15 1:06:13 PM nombretomado
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* Grubber, one of the Gangrene Gang on ''ThePowerpuffGirls'', often speaks merely via raspberry-ing, which no one outside the Gangrene Gang seems to be able to understand, but in the Gang's premiere episode, he speaks eloquently (in a BadBadActing kind of way) in order to lure Blossom and Bubbles into a trap. In another episode, for show-and-tell at the Powerpuff's school, he stretches his body into a more normal shape, and greets the class with "Hello, I'm Grubber. Very nice to meet you all." Before changing instantly back into his usual shape. Taken UpToEleven in the episode where the Gangrene Gang make crank calls, as Grubber is able to imitate the voice and speech patterns of anyone he feels like.

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* Grubber, one of the Gangrene Gang on ''ThePowerpuffGirls'', ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'', often speaks merely via raspberry-ing, which no one outside the Gangrene Gang seems to be able to understand, but in the Gang's premiere episode, he speaks eloquently (in a BadBadActing kind of way) in order to lure Blossom and Bubbles into a trap. In another episode, for show-and-tell at the Powerpuff's school, he stretches his body into a more normal shape, and greets the class with "Hello, I'm Grubber. Very nice to meet you all." Before changing instantly back into his usual shape. Taken UpToEleven in the episode where the Gangrene Gang make crank calls, as Grubber is able to imitate the voice and speech patterns of anyone he feels like.
5th Jul '15 9:39:35 PM nombretomado
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* In Hanna-Barbera's version of ''TheLittleRascals'', Porky does speak English, but only when he and Buckwheat are alone. For instance, this exchange from "Wash and Werewolf":

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* In Hanna-Barbera's version of ''TheLittleRascals'', ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleRascals'', Porky does speak English, but only when he and Buckwheat are alone. For instance, this exchange from "Wash and Werewolf":
27th Jun '15 10:06:47 AM TVRulezAgain
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* In the film version of ''TheLittleRascals'', "Uh-huh" is so named because that's all he ever says. At the end of the film he instead says "Uh-''uh''", causing the other Rascals to react with shock that he learned a new word. Uh-Huh immediately responds "[[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness Actually, I've always had a rather extensive vocabulary, not to mention a phenomenal grasp of grammar and a superlative command of syntax. I simply chose not to employ them]]".

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* In the film version of ''TheLittleRascals'', ''Film/TheLittleRascals'', "Uh-huh" is so named because that's all he ever says. At the end of the film he instead says "Uh-''uh''", causing the other Rascals to react with shock that he learned a new word. Uh-Huh immediately responds "[[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness Actually, I've always had a rather extensive vocabulary, not to mention a phenomenal grasp of grammar and a superlative command of syntax. I simply chose not to employ them]]".
10th Jun '15 12:38:44 AM ZombieAladdin
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* The way Dave Chappelle portrays Li'l John in ''Series/ChappellesShow'' is like this. In each Li'l John skit, he only screams "OKAY!," "YEAH!," and "WHAT?," and nothing else for a while, annoying everyone around him, then speaks full sentences in a calm and eloquent manner. He then goes back to his single-syllable bursts.



* Grubber, one of the Gangrene Gang on ''ThePowerpuffGirls'', often speaks merely via raspberry-ing, which no one outside the Gangrene Gang seems to be able to understand, but in the Gang's premiere episode, he speaks eloquently (in a BadBadActing kind of way) in order to lure Blossom and Bubbles into a trap. In another episode, for show-and-tell at the Powerpuff's school, he stretches his body into a more normal shape, and greets the class with "Hello, I'm Grubber. Very nice to meet you all." Before changing instantly back into his usual shape.

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* Grubber, one of the Gangrene Gang on ''ThePowerpuffGirls'', often speaks merely via raspberry-ing, which no one outside the Gangrene Gang seems to be able to understand, but in the Gang's premiere episode, he speaks eloquently (in a BadBadActing kind of way) in order to lure Blossom and Bubbles into a trap. In another episode, for show-and-tell at the Powerpuff's school, he stretches his body into a more normal shape, and greets the class with "Hello, I'm Grubber. Very nice to meet you all." Before changing instantly back into his usual shape. Taken UpToEleven in the episode where the Gangrene Gang make crank calls, as Grubber is able to imitate the voice and speech patterns of anyone he feels like.
10th Mar '15 10:03:34 PM Fretless94
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* The Cheat from ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'' is implied at one point to be this.

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* The Cheat from ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'' is implied at one point to be this.
this. He normally speaks in squeaky noises, but he's shown to make his own cartoons, and the voices are apparently done by him. The characters in his cartoons speak English, although badly acted and with a monotone.
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