What If English Were Phonetically Consistent?

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Zaxor Von Skyler : Your accent went from Canadian to asian to irish!

get rekt : I GENUINELY THOUGHT I WAS HAVING A STOKE WHEN HE FIRST SAID "COMBINATION" WHATTHEIFID

Hailee Rödberg : why do i like this kind of humor omg

Lox World : So phonetically consistent English is someone who grew up in Canada but migrated to Ireland at the age of 11 and only held onto some of their Canadian accent, mostly adopting an Irish accent. Phonetically consistent English is that person, 8 shots deep trying to convince a mate that they're sober.

Anhedonia ** : The ending sounded like some evil german incantations

Do;jk sesdfjibjs figduhv bfd bj dgsiub ndfunijfol : oh that’s how you speak french

This Yellow Face : I can see this happen, like *an alternate universe* where English is phonetically consistent and they watch a video about "What if English Were Phonetically Inconsistent?"

Teurastaja : As a non native speaker I must say that the hardest thing about English is the way words are pronounced when compared to how they are written.

Francisco Postigo García : I showed this to my English teacher and laughed too hard

karotofel : he speaks the language of the gods

Josh : We got bananies and avocadies

Fletcher Ricafrente : There would be no gif or jif argument

SpicyCameron : 1:27 ME LIKEY ME LIKEY LIKEY LIKEY

undi : *why do i understand the words without looking at the subtitles?*

Maliyah Ray : This is damn funny

Awkward : Sounds like a whole different language. Wow

Erica Silva : This reminds me of that video a while ago with that guy and the gummy rat

Dr. Phil : So it's like that guy with the gummy rat. I forget his channel name.

Pendosa Sinner : In my opinion, phonetical letters are still better than the current English spelling system. There are two ways to make English phonetical, either read as how the words are spelled currently (like in this video), or write as how the words are pronounced currently (which will vary depends on the region). The problem is if we reform the English spelling now, that means a lot of documents, which are still being used, will have to be rewritten, which will cost a lot of money. Also, the people, who have already learned the language, will also need to relearn it. It is still possible though, looking at Turkey or China or even my country, Indonesia.

TheBeaTle : What if English were phonetically consistent? Well, us English learners wouldn't have such stressing lives.

Elzeta : I tried to copy him and I ended hurting myself

Shatovisha Chakraborty : Did he pronounce 'deviate' as *"deviaatee"?!?!* 🙄🙄🙄

ToasterCrumbs : Does this mean that RunForTheCube was always just phonetically consistent?

magicaljully : Some of my classmates do speak English in a way that is similar to this. Bless their Italian accents

LilyAngel Bones : I lost it when he said "Combination"

CobaltLobo : he just ended up sounding like a drunk Frenchman lol

GG 42 [GER] : **how to speak chinese**

rotate85 : You just proved that English and German are cousins.

LordBabu : This has gotta be my favorite video of all time.

Purpleblop : Did you turn English into French combined with discreet native american dialects?

CJUGames : Man, I don't know how you got through some of those sentences without cracking up.

nevermind : geniuss

shannon ! : IM WHEEZING FSJDKSK

Dr Ankit Panigrahi India : The only language which is phonetically consistent is Sanskrit and its derivatives. All pronunciation guidelines are literally placed within the word. There's a reason why you have disagreement regarding the pronunciation of the word "GIF' .

Derck E Music : Slowly turning in to german

Tamuril Goldleaf : My slow ass didn't realize it wasn't a strong accent until like halfway through

Digimon’s Republic Xros Heart : I should practice this and for now on I will speak English like this it's easy master. Oh I bet you're stock speaking English like that forever.

Scarlett Evans : He sounded like the jeli beli guy

Digimon’s Republic Xros Heart : You went from modern English to 1700's English in French Accent. I can't stop laughing

shivam tiwari : It's a very compatible combination of Russian, french, Arabian and some essence of Latin language which make a different language as similar as English that I can't understand. Hahahaha ..... Thank God there are different accent and pronunciations .

Julia Wildflower : It's really interesting how the passage from Shakespeare was much easier on the ears with these pronunciations than the modern English in the rest of the video.

Skorrigan : Masterfool :D Hands down one of the TOP 10 videos discovered this year!

Pasta Man64 : Sounds like if English and Danish had a baby or something.

IBuyTacos : 1:36 (kinda German like) 1:53 (French?)

Hizzy HI : I don’t understand anything that you said after 1:30 cus I was too busy laughing 😂

durianhead : hahahahahhaha holy shit the end result is amazing, congratulations on achieving a new level of tongue twisters for english speakers

F Dannn : Sounds like a completely different language.

RichardLundstrom : Saw this drunk, almost choked on my own tounge laughing.

Shen Storm : What if instead of reforming the pronunciation to conform to the spelling, we reformed the spelling to match the pronunciation? 🤯

Sergio Samuel Peña : Know you can understand the origins of english. It really sounds like a germanic languague. Super good Work!