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  • - Hi, we're Joel and Lia.

  • - And this video is us guessing some Philadelphia slang.

  • (playful music)

  • - So some of you guys might know we were recently

  • on the Preston & Steve show.

  • - Which is a really popular radio station in Philadelphia.

  • - Yeah.

  • - And they kindly invited us on the show

  • to just talk about all things British, differences,

  • cultural differences, basically what we do on our channel,

  • but on their radio show.

  • - Live on air.

  • - For half an hour.

  • - To however many people tune in, which I've heard is like,

  • hundreds of thousands, like loads of people.

  • - Loads of people.

  • - Also, we were connected by one of our viewers.

  • So one of our viewers emailed our management

  • and Preston & Steve's producer and were like,

  • guys, you're in London, I love Joel and Lia,

  • I love you guys, can you please connect?

  • And that's how it happened.

  • So thank you so much to the kind lady that introduced us.

  • - Yeah, it happened.

  • You made that happen.

  • So thanks for doing that.

  • - So we did film some of our day, I'm not quite sure

  • on how much we did film,

  • so we'll just insert the footage now

  • and then we'll get onto the slang after this.

  • - We are at the W Hotel in Maxwell Square.

  • (live radio show)

  • - I thought it was the boyfriend went over

  • and he got tackled, I didn't know he was chasing you.

  • - (gasp) Marissa.

  • - Wait, what, to get in?

  • - Alright, let me start these again.

  • (laughter)

  • - [Lia] So look at this cool little set up

  • they've got going here, this is so cool.

  • I think it's gonna be live, how can our audience tune in?

  • We should probably tell them.

  • I'm gonna tell you guys online.

  • - [Man] Its just interesting to hear your perspective

  • what you find interesting about The United States

  • and vice versa of what your perceptions

  • are of our perception of you.

  • (laughter)

  • So you do basically three videos a week about--

  • - Three a week?

  • Nearly four.

  • - [Man] And so it's very casual that you have your...

  • And I know you're best friends but has there ever been

  • any romantic spark between you two?

  • - Not at all.

  • - Because we hated each other at first as well.

  • - That first connection wasn't there.

  • - That's probably why it works.

  • - They're both super good looking.

  • - Yeah.

  • - Yeah, I mean just from our point of view

  • it's like in 'Cheers' with Sam and Diane or any

  • sort of thing it's, you know, there's this--

  • - Yeah.

  • - I don't tend to take things home from restaurants

  • like Americans just take it home.

  • - My wife and I, it looks like we're packing for a trip.

  • (laughter)

  • - I have a question about that,

  • you don't take it home because there isn't anything left or?

  • - Is this a dumb thing?

  • - Not really.

  • - If we were somewhere and there's loads

  • of food leftover, I'm like this is lovely.

  • So just finished live on air, how was that?

  • - It was so much fun, it was good!

  • It's our favorite topic, American versus U.K.,

  • it was just really nice.

  • - I know, I said a few silly things.

  • (both laugh)

  • - It was live, you can't edit out.

  • - You can't edit that out.

  • But we hope that a few new people from Philly get

  • to find our channel.

  • - Yeah.

  • - And, yeah!

  • - So if you do, whatever vlog this ends up in,

  • if you did hear the radio show and you've subscribed,

  • hello, welcome.

  • - Well I'll just say, it's been a couple of weeks

  • since we were on the show.

  • - Yeah.

  • - So we did actually guess some slang whilst we were there.

  • - Yeah, we did.

  • - But I can't remember any of it apart from w-i-t.

  • - W-i-t, wit.

  • - Wit.

  • - So I can't even remember wit.

  • I can't even remember this first one which is Jawn

  • or you guys would say "Jahn".

  • That's the first slang, I remember saying it but I can't

  • remember what it is.

  • - Oh, I actually do remember what this one is.

  • - Do you?

  • - It's a person, a place or a thing?

  • Is it -

  • - Oh yeah.

  • - Yeah remember when he's like, it's a noun.

  • - Cause it could literally mean anything.

  • - Yeah.

  • - And we were like, there's that like 'thingymajig',

  • or 'whatsit' and we say 'whatsit' or

  • and it's so you--

  • - It's anything, you could be a jawn.

  • - I'm a jawn.

  • - You could be like that old jawn.

  • - Or this is a jawn.

  • - Where's my thingy-jawn?

  • - Oh, wow.

  • - I think that's what they said it was.

  • Let's check.

  • - Anything, so it's just literally anything.

  • You can just, so you just say--

  • - A person, place, or thing, it's a noun.

  • Yeah.

  • - Hi guys and welcome to jawn and jawn.

  • - Jawn and jawn.

  • This is jawn.

  • - But as I said on the radio show, it gets confused

  • between the name "John", because--

  • - Yeah It sounds like 'John'.

  • - If you guys, in your accent obviously in ours

  • it is 'jawn' and 'john', but in American

  • they say like 'john' and 'john'.

  • - (gasps) Oh yeah.

  • - That must be really confusing if your name's John.

  • - Thumbs up for Joel's american accent.

  • - Thank you.

  • - Let's get this to 1,000.

  • - 1,000 come on guys.

  • - Thousand thumbs up.

  • (laughter)

  • If you're new to this channel, we do lots of this sort of

  • guessing slang as well as loads of other sorts of videos

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  • - Heh, you'll be a winner.

  • - We post videos thrice weekly.

  • - Thrice weekly.

  • - So there's lots to choose from.

  • - So the person that sent this to us is a girl called Jenna.

  • She e-mailed us a list of all the slang from Philadelphia,

  • as with all of our slang videos we get comments being like,

  • "That's not just in that place, I say that as well".

  • So, don't blame us, blame Jenna.

  • (laughter)

  • - Youse, youse.

  • - Think it's 'Youse' isn't it?

  • - Youse.

  • (laughter)

  • - Youse.

  • So the word is youse.

  • yaʊs, yows, yaʊs?

  • (laughter)

  • - I do know this one, cause we--

  • - Youse.

  • - We might say that here, like it's the same as like,

  • y'all or like.

  • - Yeah 'youse lot'.

  • - Youse lot, yeah.

  • - Youse.

  • - Youse lot come over here.

  • - It sounds really English so that's why it sounds really

  • like midlands-y.

  • - Yeah.

  • - Like youse lot get yourself over there and do this.

  • - Yeah.

  • - Like it's what you might call like a group of kids, youse.

  • - Youse.

  • - But not youths, just youse.

  • - Yeah.

  • Jimmies, jimmies.

  • - Jimmies, um does that mean, um, like pajamas?

  • - Oh yeah.

  • Cause we'd say jammies.

  • - Get me jimmy jammies on, yeah.

  • I get, oh, get your jimmies on.

  • - Jimmies.

  • - Could it be slang for like, a certain type of food?

  • - Oh, right.

  • - Like jimmies, could jimmies always mean pizza?

  • - That's true.

  • - Like jimmies.

  • - Maybe.

  • I was thinking it was something rude, but I'm not gonna

  • say it on our channel.

  • - Are you sure?

  • - Yeah.

  • - We'll keep it P.G.

  • - Jimmy is another word for sprinkles.

  • - Ah, what like cooking sprinkles?

  • - So we call them hundreds of thousands.

  • - Oh, hundreds and thousands.

  • - Can I get some jimmies on my ice cream, that's cool.

  • - That's good.

  • - That's cool yeah cause in the U.K., you guys, well,

  • maybe everyone in the world calls them sprinkles

  • for some reason brits call them hundreds of thousands.

  • - Hundreds and thousands.

  • - Is it hundreds and thousands or hundreds of thousands?

  • - I say hundreds and thousands.

  • - Hundreds and thous- yeah I don't even--

  • - Do you say hundreds of thousands?

  • - I just say 'mmm'.

  • Hundreds 'mmm' thousands.

  • I don't know what it is.

  • - Hundreds 'mmm' thousands.

  • - Hundreds and thousands, why do we call it that?

  • It's so basic and like.

  • - I don't know, we're just like, 'oh what's that, oh

  • there's hundreds and thousands of them'.

  • - Yeah.

  • - Yeah I don't know.

  • - So funny, but yeah so.

  • - Sprinkles.

  • - Philadelphians obviously call them jimmies.

  • - Jimmies, okay.

  • - I love jimmies.

  • - Me too.

  • Water ice.

  • - Water ice?

  • - Yeah, water, ice.

  • - I know what this is, it's a snow cone.

  • - What's that?

  • - I dunno, it's something Americans do.

  • It's like, well it might not be, but a snow cone is

  • where it's just crushed ice and then they put, like,

  • fruity syrup over it.

  • - Oh, they do that, yeah that's so dumb.

  • I saw that in Starbucks.

  • - That is so dumb.

  • - Just insult an entire nation.

  • Oh yeah that's so dumb.

  • - When we were at the food festival they put their ice all.

  • - Yeah and they shaved the ice, didn't they?

  • - Shaved the ice and put loads of sauce syrup on.

  • - That is so dumb.

  • - That's so dumb.

  • - Oh my gosh, gonna get so much hate.

  • I just don't get it, because here's my reasons.

  • I don't like ice.

  • - Yeah that's true you've got sensitive teeth.

  • - I've got sensitive teeth and I can't handle it.

  • - Yeah she can barely handle ice cream.

  • - Yeah I eat it like this.