English as a Second Language - Thank You, Mrs. Doubtfire

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After reading observations an American tourist made about the U.K., Alexi Wasser, Tom Lenk and Kurt Braunohler imagine what an English traveler would write about the U.S. (1:41)

Chris: IT'S TIME TO PLAYENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE.

AFTER RETURNING FROMAN RECENT TRIP TO ENGLAND,

66-YEAR-OLD FLORIDIANSCOTT WATERS POSTED A LIST OF

99 ADORABLE OBSERVATIONS ABOUTHIS VISIT. AND IT MADE ALL OF

BRITAIN PUT DOWN THEIR GRAVYSANDWICHES, AND COLLECTIVELY

SIGH, "HE GETS US. HE REALLY[BEEP]IN' GETS US."

WITH CUTE, EXTREMELY OBVIOUSLITTLE NOTES LIKE:

"ROADS ARE THE SIZE OF OURSIDEWALKS AND

CAKE IS ONE OF THE MAJORFOOD GROUPS.

HIS POST HAS BEEN SHARED OVER50,000 TIMES OF BRITISH FOOTBALL

MOMS IN YOGA TROUSERS.AND I'M CURIOUS WHAT HIS ENGLISH

COUNTERPART MIGHT OBSERVE ABOUTAMERICA.

COMEDIANS, AS A 66-YEAR-OLDBRITISH FACEBOOK USER, PLEASE

GIVE ME A LIST OF OBSERVATIONSYOU'D MAKE ABOUT YOUR TRIP TO

THE STATES. IN 60 SECONDS, ANDBEGIN.

>> THEY HAVE A FASCINATING DISHCALLED A SALAD.

IT'S MOSTLY LEAVES.

>> Chris: POINTS.

TOM.

>> THEIR LORD AND SAVIOR ISKNOWN AS BEYONCE.

>> Chris: THANK YOU, MRS.DOUBTFIRE. KURT.

>> THE BOBBIES SAY "CHIM-CHUREE"BY SHOOTING YOU.

>> THEY HAVE STRANGE THINGSCALLED DENTISTS.

>> Chris: POINTS.

>> I DON'T KNOW.

Chris: KURT.

>> THEY CALL A DUST BIN ATRASHCAN.

AND A TRASHCAN, KATY PERRY.

>> I LOVE KATY PERRY.

Chris: TOM LENK.

>> THEIR KING SERVES CHICKENFRIES.

HUH-UH.

>> Chris: POINTS.

KURT.

>> THEIR QUEEN IS NAMED LATIFAH.