Quotes / As Long as It Sounds Foreign

"Hasta Manana Monsieur
Were the only words that I knew for sure
Hasta Manana Monsieur
I'm gonna do it now
C'est la vie, c'est la mort, say no more, no no more"
Sparks, "Hasta Manana Monsieur"

"Ach du lieber Volkswagen car."
"Sauerkraut and wienerschnitzel"
"Und the wunder bar"

Zuko: I challenge you to an agni ki!
Zhao: Don't you mean a duel?
Zuko: No, I mean an agni ki!
Zhao: What's the difference?
Zuko: Agni ki sounds...Asian...ish.

"If he found out that the clergy were just reverends and, because they had more money than education, had been ordained without following a proper course, then you'd think he was St. Thomas Aquinas. He would talk in Latin for two hours. Of course it wasn't Latin but it did sound like it."
Lazarillo de Tormes

Hana Mana Ganda
Hana Mana Ganda
We translate for you
Hana meas what Mana means
And Ganda means that too
Peter Pan, What Makes the Red Man Red

''oui monsieur bonjour coquette,
uh huh croissante vous a ver,
maurice chevalier effeil tower,
oh oui maria bagette bon soir,''
Bob and Tom; YEAH TOAST

"My dad is a very proud Greek man. If it sounded Greek, he thought it was Greek. I could be like 'Hey Dad, could you pass me that pack of matches over there?' and he'd be like [Greek accent] 'Pakamatchis? Stavros Pakamatchis? I know that guy!' [normal voice] 'Dad, what the hell are you talking about?' [Greek accent] 'Stavros Pakamatchis! He is from my village in Greece! We come here together to Canada! Stavros Pakamatchis, you know him!'"
— Comedian Angelo Tsarouchas