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  • - Oh this one's hilarious.

  • - This one is probably the funniest one I've ever heard

  • of a difference between American and English.

  • (bouncy tech music)

  • - Hi we're Joel and Lia

  • - And this is words Americans pronounce wrong.

  • - Okay

  • - Disclaimer!

  • - Thanks for clicking on the video.

  • It's actually just words we say differently

  • but to get people to click you have to say wrong.

  • - Wrong, cause people like to get triggers

  • so we reel people in by clicky titles.

  • And then actually we just know

  • it's just words you say differently.

  • - We don't care how you say it do we?

  • - Exactly, we don't care.

  • (laughs) overall.

  • But thanks for joining us.

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  • or unsubscribe if you're returning.

  • Wow, I'm really selling us today.

  • - Unsubscribe if you like.

  • - It's fine

  • - We've done some videos before

  • words Americans pronounce wrong or differently.

  • But these words are ones we haven't mentioned in other

  • videos - Videos.

  • Okay let's get going.

  • - Okay

  • First word lever. - Lever

  • - Lever

  • - Lever

  • - Lever

  • - Lever, it's so strange.

  • - It sounds like someone from the UK

  • saying leather but with an accent.

  • Lever.

  • - Lever.

  • - I love my lever jacket.

  • - I'm just wearing a lever jacket.

  • But when do you ever say lever?

  • I don't think I've ever said

  • the word lever since like 2003 or something.

  • - I don't think my mouth's ever said it.

  • - No (laughs)

  • - My mouth is a lever virgin.

  • (laughter)

  • - I don't think those sounds apart from in this video.

  • - Ever gone together - No

  • - In your mouth?

  • - In my mouth.

  • I don't think my mouth would make those sounds.

  • - Yeah, your mouth.

  • Congrats, first time for everything.

  • - Lever is the first word,

  • lever so that's a nice different word that we both have.

  • - Yeah

  • - And this channel's about celebrating it.

  • - Yeah it's celebrating the differences.

  • Obviously we love banter as Brits we love banter

  • we like making fun of our friends that's what we do.

  • And I know some Americans do that as well

  • but I know banter tends to be like a Britishy thing.

  • - Yeah, do you know what banter is?

  • - Banter, do you know it?

  • It just means like making fun of each other

  • or like joking around

  • like that's our sense of humor.

  • So because we regard America as our friend,

  • we have banter with America

  • so we'll sometimes like make fun of

  • or poke America to be like come on give it back to us.

  • - Give it back.

  • - But some Americans just get triggered by it

  • and they're just like I can't believe you've been that rude

  • no, it's a joke.

  • Tell us that we're rubbish and we're stupid.

  • We love that we find it funny.

  • - We started saying, 'Oh my gosh,

  • stop getting triggered by everything.'

  • And that's how these tops came about.

  • If anyone's new here,

  • I don't know why I'm treating this like everyone's new.

  • If you swipe up, no that's on Instagram!

  • - Instagram! Wrong platform!

  • Go to the- - Link description.

  • - Link description you can get your very own triggered top.

  • - (laughs) Link description.

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  • Okay I know it's going off on a tangent

  • but the reason we might have lost it in this video

  • is because we filmed this exact same video

  • with our good friend Hailey - With our friend Hailey.

  • - The other day-

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  • - Watched it back, the sound isn't working.

  • - Here's an example

  • Today is all about words that Americans pronounce wrong.

  • - Awful, so we've had to refilm it.

  • - I know I'm really upset.

  • Hailey was upset, ourselves.

  • - I know

  • - So if anyone wants to be amazing

  • this video was meant to be a collaboration with Hailey

  • go and check out Hailey's channel

  • we'll also link her in the description.

  • - We will be doing more videos

  • with her because she's fantastic.

  • - And you guys love her.

  • - Go subscribe.

  • Next Adidas!

  • (laughter)

  • - Okay this one is the only one technically.

  • - That you guys say wrong.

  • Everyone says to me,

  • cause my favorite brand is Adidas as you all know,

  • that I say it wrong and they're like,

  • 'Oh Joel, says,' what do they say?

  • 'He says Adidas so funny.'

  • and I'm like it's not Adidas

  • his name is Adi Dassler - Adi Dassler.

  • - Mr. Adi Dassler.

  • What's his full name Joel, let's find out.

  • - Adi Dassler.

  • Yeah, but what's his first name?

  • - Adi

  • - Oh of course

  • - (laughs)

  • - Oh of course.

  • - His first name's Adi, his surname's Dassler

  • and that's why his name is Adi Dassler.

  • His name isn't Adi-dassler, like Adidassler

  • - Adidassler.

  • Like that's the genuine one

  • that Americans do say wrong.

  • So if you do say Adidas you are saying it incorrectly

  • but we accept that we say Nike incorrect.

  • Cause it Brits say Nike but it is Nike.

  • - It's Nike.

  • - So you're getting Nike right.

  • - We're getting Adidas right

  • so you know we're still friends.

  • - We're still friends.

  • - Trying not to trigger anyone (laughs)

  • - But yeah you can check that story out

  • just go on Google and that's a true story.

  • - And you'll find that Joel and Lia are quite correct.

  • - And if anyone wants a fun fact

  • he used to run the business with his brother.

  • He doesn't anymore they fell out.

  • And now his brother owns Puma and they're rivals.

  • How do you say Puma?

  • - Puma!

  • - Puma!

  • - Puma!

  • - Puma! Have you seen my Puma sneakers?

  • - But I don't think he's Mr. Puma so I think,

  • - No, that's his brand.

  • - I do find the word Puma hilarious

  • just because it's got the word poo in it.

  • (laughter)

  • - Puma!

  • - Puma!

  • - I've got some Puma suedes.

  • I love 'em.

  • - Anyway we'll get people saying we're waffling.

  • New subscribers are like, 'You guys waffle too much.'

  • - Welcome to Joel and Lia.

  • - Welcome to Joel and Lia.

  • - You get a little bit of this and a bit of this.

  • - Yeah.

  • - And a lot of that.

  • - Whatever that is.

  • - This and that are.

  • On to the next word okay.

  • - Do you know how they say this?

  • Risotto.

  • - Oh!

  • Risotto.

  • - Risotto, yeah.

  • - Oh I'll just get a, what's an American-

  • - Parmesan risotto.

  • - Parmesan risotto.

  • - We say parmesan.

  • - Parmesan

  • - Parmesan. We sound so thick.

  • - Would you like parmersan with that?

  • - Yeah

  • - And then they're like just say when?

  • - Whereas in America they're like,

  • 'You want some parmesan?'

  • and you're like wow you've made that sound sexy.

  • I've never been turned on by cheese before.

  • - (laughs) Oh I have.

  • - Oh I have.

  • - Cheese,

  • - Camembert, brie.

  • - Camembert

  • - Oh

  • - In the oven.

  • - Lovely.

  • - With ciabatta.

  • - That you dip in.

  • - What do you call ciabatta?

  • - Ciabatta.

  • (laugher)

  • - Risotto, can't imagine ordering one of those.

  • - No.

  • - I'd say can I just get the risotto, please?

  • - Risotto, yeah.

  • I think the reason we think it's said like that

  • is because of the double 't' which shortens vowels,

  • so you go risotto whereas if it

  • was one 't' then it'd be risotto.

  • - Yeah it would be

  • - We all know the rules of language are ridiculous.

  • They don't work out.

  • - No, nothing works out.

  • - Nothing works out.

  • - We had an argument with Hailey.

  • Scone or scone.

  • - And it's scone but obviously

  • lots of people say scone as well.

  • We can't agree in our own country.

  • - What do you guys call them?

  • Biscuits so you're out of the argument.

  • (laughter)

  • You're off the grid.

  • - I can't even begin to argue with that.

  • (laughter)

  • - We're like scone or scone?

  • - And you guys are like, biscuit.

  • Next one is

  • - Basil.

  • - Basil instead of,

  • - Basil.

  • - Basil.

  • - Basil

  • - Basil.

  • So I feel like it's when you were saying

  • when we were filming this video the first time,

  • it's a lot of foods.

  • - Yeah it's a lot of foods isn't it?

  • It's like basil, risotto, parmesan.

  • - Cucumber, courgette

  • - Courgette, zucchini, eggplant.

  • You have loads of different words for foods.

  • I don't know why our countries don't agree on food names.

  • - I know I was about to say something stupid,

  • What do they call noodles?

  • - What do they call noodles?

  • Noodles. - Noodles.

  • - They call them zoodles

  • if you're thinking of zucchini noodles

  • whereas we call it courgette.

  • - Courgette.

  • I love courgette.