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22nd Apr '17 2:37:29 AM Hawaii_Knut
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* ''Series/FatherTed'': Bishop Brennan had to be in Rrrome tomorrow for an audience with the pope!
8th Apr '17 4:58:22 PM nombretomado
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* And a certain E3 conference [[MemeticMutation gave us]] [[RidgeRacer Rrrriiidge Rrracer!]]

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* And a certain E3 conference [[MemeticMutation gave us]] [[RidgeRacer [[VideoGame/RidgeRacer Rrrriiidge Rrracer!]]
4th Apr '17 7:06:10 AM WoolieWool
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*** Old High German, actually. But names like "Radagast" or "Gandalf" aren't actually [[IHaveManyNames any of their real names]], but a TranslationConvention whereby names in Tolkien's languages are turned into Germanic ones for the convenience of English-speaking readers.
24th Mar '17 1:21:31 PM Prfnoff
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* When the Reduced Shakespeare Company assumes fake Scottish accents to perform ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'', they inevitably fall back to simply trilling their R's. A lot.

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* When the Reduced Shakespeare Company Creator/ReducedShakespeareCompany assumes fake Scottish accents to perform ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'', they inevitably fall back to simply trilling their R's. A lot.


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* In ''Theatre/TheSoldiersTale'', the cadences of "The Devil's Song" have trilled R's coinciding with snare drum flourishes, though the effect is partly lost in the English translation.
10th Feb '17 4:44:37 AM lvxferre
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* The weak English "r" sound is actually quite rare among languages. The "r" is trilled in Russian, Arabic, Dutch, Polish, Greek, Swedish and Norwegian. Spanish and Italian have both a tapped "r" and a trilled "rr". The trilled "r" appears in dialects of other languages, such as Scottish English. French and German speakers don't normally trill the "r", but instead pronounce it at the back of the throat.

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* The weak English "r" sound is actually quite rare among languages. The "r" is trilled in Russian, Arabic, Dutch, Polish, Greek, Swedish and Norwegian. Spanish and Spanish, Italian and some Portuguese dialects have both a tapped "r" and a trilled "rr". The trilled "r" appears in dialects of other languages, such as Scottish English. French and German speakers don't normally trill the "r", but instead pronounce it at the back of the throat.



* UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler often did it. And as the {{Reichstropen}} page points out, you can't roll Rrrrs while speaking German anymore without immediately reminding everyone of him.

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* UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler often did it. And as the {{Reichstropen}} page points out, [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] since he was Austrian - rolling Rrrrs is quite common among Austrians, Bavarians and Swissmen. But outside those places, you can't roll Rrrrs while speaking German anymore without immediately reminding everyone of him.him, as the {{Reichstropen}} page points out.
20th Jan '17 6:49:11 PM FurryKef
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* Lokar does this in ''WesternAnimation/SpaceGhostCoastToCoast''.
19th Dec '16 8:09:12 AM johnsmithxxi
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* ''Radio/OurMissBrooks'': Osgood Conklin on occasion, just to be all the [[BigHam more pompous.]]
28th Oct '16 4:47:45 PM WileK209
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* The Clock Maker in the ''WesternAnimation/InspectorGadget'' episode "The Coo-Coo Clock Caper."
18th Aug '16 12:26:45 PM fruitstripegum
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* Rose in the remake of ''WesternAnimation/BillAndBenTheFlowerpotMen''.
28th Jul '16 4:46:03 AM tiiger
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* Music/ToriAmos does this just before starting "Mr. Zebra" on the live second disc of ''To Venus & Back'': "Rrrrrrabits, plinkety-plink!"
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