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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMO1VFy-3FU "Me want title match!"]]
* Toys/{{Furby}}'s will talk like this when speaking English.

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* Tabletop RPG ''Land of Og'', and its more playable successor ''Og: Unearthed Edition'', limits its caveman characters to only a few words while speaking in character. Each character has a different set of words they can use, such as "You", "Rock", "Stick", "Thing", "Hairy", "Bang", "Go", and "Verisimilitude".

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* Tabletop RPG ''Land of Og'', and its more playable successor ''Og: Unearthed Edition'', limits its caveman characters to only a few words while speaking in character. Each character has a different set of words they can use, such as "You", "Rock", "Stick", "Thing", "Hairy", "Bang", "Go", and "Verisimilitude".[[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers "Verisimilitude"]].


When a character or group needs to be portrayed as [[HollywoodNatives foreign, primitive, or inferior in intellect,]] yet still able to communicate and is intelligible, the language of these characters is spoken as a grammatically abhorrent mess. Characters could be speaking a mutilated version of the language they learned from another culture, or a [[HulkSpeak butchered version]] of their own language, or simply a language so "primitive" it appears from an outside perspective to lack complexity. This trope is OlderThanPrint, going all the way back to Chaucer.

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When a character or group needs to be portrayed as [[HollywoodNatives foreign, primitive, or inferior in intellect,]] yet still able to communicate and is intelligible, the language of these characters is spoken as a grammatically abhorrent mess. Characters could be speaking a mutilated version of the language they learned from another culture, or a [[HulkSpeak butchered version]] of their own language, or simply a language so "primitive" it appears from an outside perspective to lack complexity. This trope is OlderThanPrint, going all the way back to Chaucer.
[[Creator/GeoffreyChaucer Chaucer]].

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* Artur from ''Big Nate'', hailing from Belarus, speaks in this manner. All the girls at P.S. 38 find this adorable.


* Tabletop RPG ''Land of Og'', and its more playable successor ''Og: Unearthed Edition'', limits its caveman characters to only a few words while speaking in character. Each character has a different set of words they can use, such as "You", "Rock", "Stick", "Thing", "Hairy", "Bang", "Go", and [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers "Verisimilitude"]].

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* Tabletop RPG ''Land of Og'', and its more playable successor ''Og: Unearthed Edition'', limits its caveman characters to only a few words while speaking in character. Each character has a different set of words they can use, such as "You", "Rock", "Stick", "Thing", "Hairy", "Bang", "Go", and [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers "Verisimilitude"]]."Verisimilitude".


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** In ''Series/TheDarkCrystalAgeOfResistance'', the Chamblerlain has these speech patterns at ''all times'' now, even when among his fellow Skeksis. Considering how smarmy and manipulative he is, the ObfuscatingStupidity answer is likely now canon.

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*Warhammer 40,000 Orks can use a bastardized version of Low Gothic (known as English in the millennium we live in) aside from their original language which is mostly guttural yells with a glyph writing system. Their grammar is likewise bastardized.


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{{Supertrope}} to the [[RaceTropes more racial]] AsianSpeekeeEngrish and TontoTalk. Compare HulkSpeak and StrangeSyntaxSpeaker. If the character ''can'' speak proper language, but nevertheless chooses to speak like this for some reason, it's ElectiveBrokenLanguage. If the speaker is otherwise very capable in their own language, then it is EloquentInMyNativeTongue. A softer version of this trope is PoirotSpeak where characters who speak a language quite fluently will occasionally insert syntax errors or bad grammar to remind the viewer that the are indeed foreigners. Unrelated to YouCantGetYeFlask, except in sense that we suck compared to [[MasterComputer computer overlords]].

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{{Supertrope}} to the [[RaceTropes more racial]] AsianSpeekeeEngrish and TontoTalk. Compare HulkSpeak and StrangeSyntaxSpeaker. If the character ''can'' speak proper language, but nevertheless chooses to speak like this for some reason, it's ElectiveBrokenLanguage. If the speaker is otherwise very capable in their own language, then it is EloquentInMyNativeTongue. A softer version of this trope is PoirotSpeak where characters who speak a language quite fluently will occasionally insert syntax errors or bad grammar to remind the viewer that the they are indeed foreigners. Unrelated to YouCantGetYeFlask, except in sense that we suck compared to [[MasterComputer computer overlords]].


There's actually a scientific word for this kind of speech pattern: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agrammatism agrammatic speech]]. [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant Not the same]] as ungrammatical, but one of the worse kinds.

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There's actually a scientific word for this kind of speech pattern: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agrammatism agrammatic speech]]. [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant Not the same]] as ungrammatical, but one of the worse kinds.
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* ''Franchise/AceAttorney'':
** [[spoiler:Machi Tobaye]] from ''Apollo Justice'': justified in that his knowledge of English is rudimentary. Him not speaking English prior to Apollo proving he knew it in court was probably equally because parsing it was inconvenient.
** Played straight with [[FunnyForeigner Zinc Lablanc]] from ''Investigations''.
--->'''Lablanc:''' Ah, you are pulling the sheep over our eyes.
** Averted with the entire population of Khura'in in ''Spirit of Justice''. They all speak English rather fluently, despite being a foreign nation which still actively uses its own cultural language and writing system.
* ''VisualNovel/AmnesiaMemories'': The Good Ending for Kent has his Japanese voice actor say, "I'm sorry for waiting" in English. Since he was the second person to arrive at their meeting place, what he meant was he was sorry for making the heroine wait. The localized version fixed the mangled English sentence.
* ''VisualNovel/MissingStars'' takes place in a school in Vienna. Due to its international nature, most students speak in English. Those that don't either speak German or, to a lesser degree, French. Sofiya, unfortunately, cannot speak German and is still learning English. She and her sister Natalya speak English this way.
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* The [[CloudCuckoolander quirky]] zombie priestess Adelleh from [[https://web.archive.org/web/20120503190121/http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5153247/1/Tunnels_The_Tale_of_Tavor_T1 these]] [[https://web.archive.org/web/20120503190052/http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5153268/1/Taken_T2 two]] ''Webcomic/LookingForGroup'' fanfic speaks like this, and is a ThirdPersonPerson. Interestingly, this is a subversion, since she's ''very'' intelligent, just somewhat off-kilter.
* The Alizor King, with his very ''basic'' grasp of English, sometimes slips into this in ''Fanfic/TheParselmouthOfGryffindor''. Most notably, he only rarely remembers to use pronouns.
* The clumsily written fanfic ''Lisa Is Pregnant'' reads like this. "You awake. Bart is d'oh."
* In the pro wrestling story, ''A Ring Of Their Own'', Ayoko Hamada is portrayed as someone who speaks like that. She's half-Japanese and half-Mexican. In the story, Japanese is her main language (the only other person in the story who speaks it is Wrestling/LanceStorm), Spanish is second and English is a very distant third, leading to some pretty funny segments.
* [[http://wtffanfiction.com/post/59570563689/fandom-doctor-who-there-is-secret-also-say WHY MUCH DALEK?]]
* ''Fanfic/{{Emergence}}'' has Russian, Ukrainian, Japanese, and Syrian people who speak English this way.
* The ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''[=/=]''LightNovel/TheFamiliarOfZero'' fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7263810/1/The-Left-Hand-of-the-Death-God The Left Hand of the Death God]]'' has Ichigo Kurosaki speak this way. In his defense, he's been in a dungeon for a very long time ([[TheFogOfAges so long he can't remember how long]]) with no one to talk to, so he's out of practice. He can speak clearly inside his inner world.
* From the ''Fanfic/Gensokyo20XX'' series, we have this initially with an age-regressed Reimu in a combination of HulkSpeak, which is justified seeing as she was initially age-regressed to formative years and was imprisoned being denied virtually no contact, aside from being injected with needles and apparently being brain-washed, thus she had to relearn her language skills, communicating more on the level that a rehabilitated WildChild might. The same also applied to Maribel and Renko, although with a more expanded vocabulary. This is mostly the case with Youmu, in 20XXV, who combines this, HulkSpeak, and TerseTalker, if her "Muhs" are translated, although this played straight, when she says, "Fuck you ass, Youmu do what want!"
* A fanfic called ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo'' ''and the Trip of Lust'' reads with this speech layout.
---> Velma don't clean pussy. It against religion.
* A poem based off ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', entitled ''Zecora Walks Through Poison Joke'', has Zecora accidentally walk through poison joke, which messes up her grammar.
---> "I cannot rhyme and my grammar done bad. I need finding potion to undo poison joke because it not a nice thing to have"
* The Svenjaya in ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World'' have a primitive cadence to their language—which is contractually required of them. Slavayat the patriarch is quite articulate, and Mevaryat the musician speaks like a human.
-->Sima: "Svenjaya not stupid. Tipaanese only ''wish'' Svenjaya were."
* Literature/HarryPotter spends some time talking this way in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8501689/11/The-Havoc-side-of-the-Force The Havoc Side of the Force]]'' due to still learning [[Franchise/StarWars Basic]], though generally he has HK-47 translate if he doesn't have the vocabulary to say what he wants.
* {{Lampshaded}} in ''FanFic/TheDragonKingsTemple''. Both the Asyuntians and SG-1 regularly resort to this in order to get critical information across the language barrier, throwing grammar out the window and reducing everything to the simplest possible terms. [[CunningLinguist Daniel]] finds this very frustrating, since it renders it just about impossible for him to figure out proper Asyuntian grammar.
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