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12th Aug '17 4:10:27 PM JackG
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* ''Film/{{Water|1985}}''. A CorruptCorporateExecutive encounters the Cascaran Liberation Front (all two of them).
-->'''Rob Waring:''' ''(with exaggerated hand movements)'' DO-YOU-SPEAK-EN-GL-ISH?\\

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* ''Film/{{Water|1985}}''. A CorruptCorporateExecutive Rob Waring encounters the Cascaran Liberation Front (all two Front, which consists of them).
-->'''Rob Waring:'''
Delgado Fitzhugh (who only communicates through song) and Garfield Cooper.
-->'''Rob:'''
''(with exaggerated hand movements)'' DO-YOU-SPEAK-EN-GL-ISH?\\
12th Aug '17 2:20:29 AM JackG
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* ''Film/ValerianAndTheCityOfAThousandPlanets''. After Laureline is kidnapped she tries this trope with the alien holding her, [[GoGoEnslavement who's more interested in having her try out dresses]]. After failing to make the alien TakeMeToYourLeader or at least fetch a translator, she loses her temper and tries to intimidate the alien with a loud roar. The alien responds with a longer and louder roar which leaves Laureline CoveredInGunge.
23rd Apr '17 9:56:47 AM nombretomado
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* ''SweetValleyHigh'':

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* ''SweetValleyHigh'':''Literature/SweetValleyHigh'':
14th Mar '17 2:08:45 PM thedoctorforever
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--->'''Rich:''' '''''EVERYTHING.'''''
9th Mar '17 9:21:56 PM easytorememberhandle
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* ''WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain'': In an episode that spoofs ''Literature/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays'', Brain has had enough of Pinky's disastrous attempts to translate using a phrasebook (a RunningGag throughout the episode) and declares that he will communicate with the Italian locals the traditional way: "By speaking very loud and slowly, as though everyone is both stupid and deaf."
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18th Jan '17 2:27:42 AM JackG
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* In an early episode of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', Cordelia keeps bossing around a Swedish exchange student like a pet with curt, simple phrases and the occasional foreign word. ("Momento! Stay! No!") He's later seen chatting with a member of her posse in perfectly understandable english. ("Momento this, stay that... does Cordelia not speak English?")

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* In an early episode of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', Cordelia keeps bossing around a Swedish exchange student like a pet with curt, simple phrases and the occasional foreign word. ("Momento! Stay! No!") He's later seen chatting with a member of her posse GirlPosse in perfectly understandable english.English. ("Momento this, stay that... does Cordelia not speak English?")


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* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''. In "Virtuoso", the Emergency Medical Hologram is attempting to treat some highly-advanced yet arrogant aliens, who regard Voyager's technology as so primitive they start addressing him this way. Then they get indignant when the EMH starts using this trope back at them.
7th Dec '16 3:40:29 PM XFllo
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* The definition of 'Yarmouth' in [[Literature/TheMeaningOfLiff The Meaning of Liff]]:
--> ''"To shout at foreigners in the belief that the louder you speak the better they'll understand you"''


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* The definition of 'Yarmouth' in [[Literature/TheMeaningOfLiff The Meaning of Liff]]:
--> ''"To shout at foreigners in the belief that the louder you speak, the better they'll understand you"''
1st Dec '16 4:31:49 PM CornettoLass
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* The definition of 'Yarmouth' in [[Literature/TheMeaningOfLiff The Meaning of Liff]]:
--> ''"To shout at foreigners in the belief that the louder you speak the better they'll understand you"''
29th Nov '16 2:29:43 AM XFllo
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In all fairness, trying to employ this trope might sometimes work, especially with languages that are partly mutually comprehensible and share a similar vocabulary and grammar, or when talking to someone who has a very basic knowledge of the language.[[note]]For example, English is part of the basic syllabus in Japanese schools so pretty much every Japanese person would at least be able to say "this is a pen", but most who don't make an extra concerted effort to learn the language in full will have a ''very'' basic vocabulary and poor pronunciation.[[/note]] Speaking slowly and clearly allows them to keep up and they might catch some of the few words they know or grasp the meaning from gestures.

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In all fairness, trying to employ this trope might sometimes work, especially with languages that are partly mutually comprehensible and share a similar vocabulary and grammar, or when talking to someone who has a very basic knowledge of the language.[[note]]For example, English is part of the basic syllabus in Japanese schools so pretty much every Japanese person would at least be able to say "this is a pen", but most who don't make an extra concerted effort to learn the language in full will have a ''very'' basic vocabulary and poor pronunciation.[[/note]] Speaking slowly and clearly allows them to keep up and they might catch some of the few words they know or grasp the meaning from gestures.
27th Nov '16 11:43:51 PM ArcaneAzmadi
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In all fairness, trying to employ this trope might sometimes work, especially with languages that are partly mutually comprehensible and share a similar vocabulary and grammar, or when talking to someone who has a very basic knowledge of the language. Speaking slowly and clearly allows them to keep up and they might catch some of the few words they know or grasp the meaning from gestures.

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In all fairness, trying to employ this trope might sometimes work, especially with languages that are partly mutually comprehensible and share a similar vocabulary and grammar, or when talking to someone who has a very basic knowledge of the language. [[note]]For example, English is part of the basic syllabus in Japanese schools so pretty much every Japanese person would at least be able to say "this is a pen", but most who don't make an extra concerted effort to learn the language in full will have a ''very'' basic vocabulary and poor pronunciation.[[/note]] Speaking slowly and clearly allows them to keep up and they might catch some of the few words they know or grasp the meaning from gestures.
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