Help finding a comedy scene with made up English
July 29, 2017 7:04 PM   Subscribe

I know this is a terrible question but, I'm teaching a class on comedy soon and I want to do a short section on bilingual humor and double talk. I can't find the specific scene I remember seeing a few years ago!

Here are some examples: Vanessa Bayer’s Marble-Mouthed Meterologist on SNL (2017). Adriano Celentano’s “Prisencolinensinainciusol” (1973). Cliff Nazarro in Blondie Goes to College (1942).

But there's this one scene I remember really distinctly (it may have been a standalone 5 min scene) from a year or two back which of these two young 20 somethings in an apartment and they're arguing over something but all of it is in a made up, nonsense language. I've searched Youtube and Funny or Die but can't find it and since none of it is in a real language it's sort of hard for me to figure out what to type into Lord Google.

Halp.
posted by ABlanca to Grab Bag (3 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Here ya go.
posted by slomodinkens at 7:15 PM on July 29 [2 favorites]


Not the specific scene you're asking for, but you might enjoy "The Universal Language" from David Ives' play All in the Timing
posted by Mchelly at 7:42 PM on July 29 [5 favorites]


These both remind me of John Lennon's (yes, that John Lennon) Sherlock Holmes pastiche, "The Singularge Experience of Miss Anne Duffield".
posted by msittig at 9:50 PM on July 29


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