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30 Jan 2009


In a previous post I wrote something about the use of assimilating the sound of foreign names to English words for mnemonic reasons. In the following sketch by Les Luthiers, a similar strategy (this time relating the sound of English words to Spanish ones) is used with a different purpose: to create humour and make an audience laugh.

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