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Separated by a common language

Postby baruch menachem » Mon Apr 20, 2009 3:05 pm

Found a copy of the cartoon version of Wyrd sisters. It was a pretty good story and it looks like it was very faithful.

However, I found there were several places where i needed subtitles, as the pronunciation is so very different from here. It was worst with Granny Weatherwax and Nanny, but there were many hard parts.

Death was very easy to understand, which is not true otherwise.

Anybody else have an issue with this?
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Apr 20, 2009 3:18 pm

Can I ask what country you live in baruch? :)

Wyrd Sisters was made by a British company and therefore uses British regional accents that can be difficult for other people to understand. I know that when Sharlene and I watch a British movie I sometimes have to translate. :lol:

And the various accents and dialects can be very tricky - my Welsh accent over here in Tucson really confuses people. They know that I'm not American but can't quite place the accent. I was accused of being Canadian the other day! :lol:
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Postby Batty » Mon Apr 20, 2009 5:30 pm

How does the lyrics of 'The Hedgehog Song' translate??

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Postby chris.ph » Mon Apr 20, 2009 5:35 pm

ive got that on vhs somewhere :lol:
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Postby WannabeAngua » Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:15 pm

How does the lyrics of 'The Hedgehog Song' translate??


Oh dear :D Have often wondered the same thing...somehow afraid to find out myself :lol:
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Postby Tiffany » Wed Apr 22, 2009 11:07 am

The Hedgehog song here for those brave enough to read it. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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