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Are you sure? I would have thought that they speak English ... GW is from England and whatnot. Contrary to public belief Americans do NOT speak English, we speak American, a bastardized version, or dialect of English. Come to think of it Orks sound very similar to us Americans ... wonder why that is?
What? I always saw Ork speak as a really trashy English dialect. Just look at their slang. "Sod off," for example. Certainly not an American colloquialism. Plus the inability to pronounce "H," with words like "head" becoming "ead," is very stereotypical of an English accent. The only "American" thing about Orkz is their preference for "Z's" over "S's."
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What? I always saw Ork speak as a really trashy English dialect. Just look at their slang. "Sod off," for example. Certainly not an American colloquialism. Plus the inability to pronounce "H," with words like "head" becoming "ead," is very stereotypical of an English accent. The only "American" thing about Orkz is their preference for "Z's" over "S's."
Exactly they're almost like ye olde english football hooligans. For gods sake they even had a book years ago called "ERE WE GO, ERE WE GO, ERE WE GO!" or something similar. And for the uninitiated "ERE WE GO!" is an english football chant.
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Exactly they're almost like ye olde english football hooligans. For gods sake they even had a book years ago called "ERE WE GO, ERE WE GO, ERE WE GO!" or something similar. And for the uninitiated "ERE WE GO!" is an english football chant.
I think so too. If they spoke American English it would be full of "whaz up" or "Bitchez and hoez" or "I befo E ezept afta C" .
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Are you sure? I would have thought that they speak English ... GW is from England and whatnot. Contrary to public belief Americans do NOT speak English, we speak American, a bastardized version, or dialect of English. Come to think of it Orks sound very similar to us Americans ... wonder why that is?
I see what you mean but they speak in a cockney accent, I am a cockney and I recognise one of my own . Anybody English would recognise it as such.

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Even I recognise the cockney accent, and I`m on the other side of the planet. While the speech may be cockney, I believe the mannerism more closely resembles an aussie yobbo.

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Are you sure? I would have thought that they speak English ... GW is from England and whatnot. Contrary to public belief Americans do NOT speak English, we speak American, a bastardized version, or dialect of English. Come to think of it Orks sound very similar to us Americans ... wonder why that is?
Cockney is an english dialect, mate ;)

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orks are a cross of rednecks, bogans and whatever it is english people have that speak strange.
cockney accent, american writing and australian bogan stupidity so its a multicultural race of earths idiots.

anyone who takes offence to this i am sorry. kind of

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PC is a joke. Spot on, Kale Hellas.

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They're basically plants anyways, or fungi, if you will. Their DNA is considered to be a viral genus, and they reproduce by spores. yay! talking plants!

the fact that they have any sort of intelligent language at all, is a testament to their adaptability as a species.

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Well there is an old saying if you talk to your plants they feel ebtter and grow more so maybe we should stop talking to the Orks at all?
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Well there is an old saying if you talk to your plants they feel ebtter and grow more so maybe we should stop talking to the Orks at all?
Then they would punch you. I allways wondered what happened if you offered an Ork booze.
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