The kids have a little robot thing that they got for Christmas last year. It rolls around and waves its arms and shoots little disk things and blinks its lights — and speaks in this very thick Japanese accent in the worst Engrish I’ve ever heard. It’s hilarious. Some of the more amusing phrases:
- Ready? Shit. (It’s actually “shoot” but with the accent, that’s what it sounds like)
- Let’s dance together! Is lovely!
- I teach you how to dance
- Uh-oh. Pieces not ready. (though I always hear “pizza’s not ready”)
It also says a bunch of other things that I cannot understand. Whenever I read or hear these kinds of things, I always remind myself that as broken as it is, their English is still better than my Japanese or Chinese, so I shouldn’t laugh. But I do.