I should really title this something expat related, except Sharp Kitty is throwing a mouse around my living room and it is gross.
I can not understand the new zeeland accent. at all. I am not even sure if that is how you spell new zeeland. I am pretty sure that it is off of Australia somehow.
Do not judge me. I used to think that Hawaii was next to California. Then I moved to the UK with the handy BBC and maps. I live on a small island off of Europe now and I can find FINLAND on the map. (no that isn’t where the cheese comes from. sigh. that is Wisconsin) I can find fucking Poland and Austria and even Turkey.
But the New Zealanders? (OK I looked it up) I cannot understand them at all. I know three things about New Zealand.
- They have something to do with LOTR
- Stephen Fry likes it there
- Their rugby team is AWESOME (no, go look here if you don’t know.)
I cannot understand the talk that they do. nope. They use vowels in such a novel way.
Masterchef New Zealand, i wish that i could love you.
I have to get manboy to translate everything that they say. I am not sure who is more annoyed by this. Probably everyone in New Zealand, but from what I hear, they do not have the internet, so it should not matter.