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Appalachian Americans and subtitles

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Adams454, Mar 18, 2010.

  1. Adams454

    Adams454

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    :rofl:

    Does anyone else think it's hilarious that they have to use subtitles to be sure these people are understood? I'm watching swamp loggers on my dvr. And there's this one guy on there that sounds like he has a mouthfull of marbles. I'm 100% southeastern American whiteboy. And even I can't understand a lot of what some of these people say.
     
  2. bob_fuller

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    I don't usually watch those shows, but when I do I can understand them decently enough. We have a pretty good mix of accents around here, so maybe i'm just used to understanding that sort of thing.
     

  3. Adams454

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    I may not have presented the case properly.

    I've lived all my life in the same region as these guys. I think its hilarious that their english is so bad that the network has to write out what they are saying.
     
  4. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    I find it funny when they have to do it for many of the folk on Axe Men too. LOL That GOB who drives the oversized loads for one of em. ROTFL! He's a funny guy to go to bar with. . . but then I wouldn't get no subtitles.
     
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    hamster NRA Life Member

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    I have a client who is from the UK. He speaks the Queen's English perfectly, yet every single digit IQ moron in the area says "huh?" whenever he speaks.
     
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    I grew up listening to the Cajuns on my mom's side of the family, so I'm rather used to hearing "strange tongues."
     
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