What American English Sounds Like to Non-English Speakers

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So I have heard gibberish versions of languages, such as gibberish German or gibberish Japanese and gibberish Chinese, and even gibberish Russian (where you can't tell that someone isn't speaking the real language if you don't speak it). So I have always wondered what American English sounds like to other languages. Here is a song done in gibberish American English from the 1970s:

 
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Lol! Nice.
 
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So I have heard gibberish versions of languages, such as gibberish German or gibberish Japanese and gibberish Chinese, and even gibberish Russian (where you can't tell that someone isn't speaking the real language if you don't speak it). So I have always wondered what American English sounds like to other languages. Here is a song done in gibberish American English from the 1970s:


That video rocks!

Still, since half the lyrics of all songs in English are unintelligible even to Americans, it didn't sound particularly strange or funny.
 
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