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PostPosted: December 22, 2004 11:59 AM 

Goes well with the geography question. Bits of other languages spoken. I can only think of Russian, Spanish, Chinese, Italian and Japanese. Any more?

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PostPosted: December 22, 2004 12:12 PM 

When Jerry is dating the Romanian gymnast, she and her friend the tight rope walker speak to one another in what I'm assuming is Romanian.

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PostPosted: December 22, 2004 12:14 PM 

The waitress that George has sex with speaks Portuguese.

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PostPosted: December 22, 2004 12:26 PM 

Got me thinkin. I know there are references to Jerry being Jewish, etc. But i wonder if we ever hear anyone speaking Yiddish or Hebrew even for a sentence.
The Latvian Orthodox priests talk among themselves for a few seconds, I wonder if that was Latvian? Russian? Jibberish?
The illegal cable installer is also Russian and I think when he gets into a fight with his partner, they speak Russian.

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PostPosted: December 22, 2004 12:26 PM 

Got me thinkin. I know there are references to Jerry being Jewish, etc. But i wonder if we ever hear anyone speaking Yiddish or Hebrew even for a sentence.
The Latvian Orthodox priests talk among themselves for a few seconds, I wonder if that was Latvian? Russian? Jibberish?
The illegal cable installer is also Russian and I think when he gets into a fight with his partner, they speak Russian.

Gendison
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PostPosted: December 22, 2004 12:26 PM 

Got me thinkin. I know there are references to Jerry being Jewish, etc. But i wonder if we ever hear anyone speaking Yiddish or Hebrew even for a sentence.
The Latvian Orthodox priests talk among themselves for a few seconds, I wonder if that was Latvian? Russian? Jibberish?
The illegal cable installer is also Russian and I think when he gets into a fight with his partner, they speak Russian.

Devaubeh
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PostPosted: December 22, 2004 12:27 PM 

The German tourists in "The doorman" speak German and English with German accent. The manicure woman in "The understudy" speak Korean.

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PostPosted: December 22, 2004 12:27 PM 

OH my God!!! I TRIPLE posted!!! Even me!!! The FOOLED me Jerry!!! The fooled ME Jerry!!!

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Magnificent Bastard

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PostPosted: December 22, 2004 1:07 PM 

Elaine thinks that Peterman is speaking Burmese when she finds him in a cave but he reveals that it is just Jibberish. Is Jibberish a language ? Smile

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PostPosted: December 22, 2004 1:25 PM 

Elaine spoke Latin ("casus belli") in "The Cafe."

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PostPosted: December 22, 2004 2:01 PM 

"Everything" Peterman says is gibberish. Confused

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PostPosted: December 22, 2004 5:17 PM 

Korean.

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PostPosted: December 31, 2004 11:03 AM 

The cable guys speak fake Russian, I know cause I speak Russian and what they say is only made to sound slightly Russian. The Portuguese George and the Monk's waitress speak is European Portuguese, not Brazilian, and Jason Alexander's pronunciation is quite bad, I know because I am Brazilian.

It is interesting that in the Betrayal no Indian language is used or pseudo-used, other then some writing in the airport.

Oh, don;t forget that Jerry and Kramer also attempt to speak Cockney, although I'm pretty sure that's jibberish!

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PostPosted: December 31, 2004 11:10 AM 

Oh, I guess there's some Norwegian in the Vegetable lasagna episode when Puddy and Elaine are in Norway. I guess the driver of the taxi speaks some Norwegian, and Puddy does mention the kroner, their currency.

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PostPosted: December 31, 2004 2:16 PM 

Another one: there's an episode with a J. Peterman party when Peterman says:

well, as the natives of Papua New Guinea say, qoiwiuwuidwquiio (a bunch o click sounds)

Of course jibberish, but could count as a Seinfeld language moment.

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PostPosted: December 31, 2004 2:24 PM 

Another one: there's an episode with a J. Peterman party when Peterman says:

well, as the natives of Papua New Guinea say, qoiwiuwuidwquiio (a bunch o click sounds)

Of course jibberish, but could count as a Seinfeld language moment.

rafael daniel
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PostPosted: January 6, 2005 11:26 PM 

In the bette midler episode, the girls who fix elaine nails chat in korean, and george's father answers to them, yelling as usual.
Frank Constanza worked in korea, selling religion images and stuff like that. (he met reverend Moon)

Simon
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PostPosted: January 7, 2005 1:06 PM 

I'm not sure Jerry & The K Man attempting a Cockney accent classes as a seperate language , just 2 American's trying to immitate Dick Van Dyke.

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PostPosted: January 7, 2005 1:49 PM 

I agree that Cockney isn't a seperate language, but where does Dick Van Dyke come in?

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PostPosted: January 7, 2005 1:51 PM 

I know I know...he comes in through the front door, right before he trips over that footrest...every single time.

Simon
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PostPosted: January 7, 2005 1:52 PM 

Dick Van Dyke was the the guy from Mary Poppins who was actually an American performing a pathetic cockney accent. Rather like Jerry and Cosmo ! Maybe that was the gag !

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