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Why does that cheeky Geico Gekko speak Cockney?
« on: July 05, 2006, 04:44:00 pm »
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 What gives?  Does he speak with a Brooklyn accent to sell car insurance in the UK?  Do Americans even know what "Free Pie & Chips" are?

Mobius

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Re: Why does that cheeky Geico Gekko speak Cockney?
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2006, 06:04:00 pm »
He sounds like David Beckham.

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Re: Why does that cheeky Geico Gekko speak Cockney?
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2006, 06:39:00 pm »
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Originally posted by Rakim Indie Balzac:
  What gives?  Does he speak with a Brooklyn accent to sell car insurance in the UK?  Do Americans even know what "Free Pie & Chips" are?
I don't know, but I think those commercials are hilarious.

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Re: Why does that cheeky Geico Gekko speak Cockney?
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2006, 07:06:00 pm »
They know we are all a bunch of Anglophiles!   :D
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Re: Why does that cheeky Geico Gekko speak Cockney?
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2006, 07:18:00 pm »
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Originally posted by Jaguar:
  They know we are all a bunch of Anglophiles!
Although I'm a Anglophone, I'm no Homophone...but I DO HAVE a pink Princessphone.
 
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  Pie?
 
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  Chips?