I can’t stand Australians when they visit America because they all do the same thing at McDonald’s
An Australian has left thousands of people in stitches after portraying how Australians usually behave when they visit America.
Tamz Jade joked about how Australians abroad usually amp up their accents to show where they’re from.
In a skit shared on TikTok, she reenacted two scenes to compare the habit: how an Australian would order McDonald’s at home compared to abroad.
She highlighted how Australians call hot fries ‘chips’, the difference in pronunciation of ‘water’ and ‘no’, and mentioned that ‘American money is only one colour’.
TikTok comedian Tamz Jade (pictured) joked about how Australians abroad usually amp up their accents to communicate where they’re from when they visit America
In the videoTamz pretended to be in Australia ordering a Quarter Pounder meal, soft serve ice cream and a bottle of water.
But her accent changed significantly when she pretended to be in America.
‘G’day, g’day, g’day, how are you? How are you? Can I get a Quarter Pounder meal and a soft serve, and can I get some extra salt on the fries?’ she said, emphasizing the word “chips.”
She then paused, looked around with a smile and said “chips” again.
‘Oh sorry – “fries” – I’m from Australia. In Australia we call them chips,” she said, laughing.
Tamz then asked for a bottle of water and repeated this request several times, before saying it again in an American accent.
She also joked about the way Australians pronounce ‘oh no’ and how McDonald’s is shortened to ‘Macca’s’.
She made fun of how Australians call hot fries ‘chips’, the difference in pronunciation of ‘water’ and ‘no’, and how American money is all one color
The funny video has since been viewed more than 796,000 times, with many admitting to acting the same way.
“Every time I hear an American accent my Aussie accent becomes ten times Aussier,” said one.
‘My accent is completely used by Julia Gillard when I go to the US. They love our accent,” said another.
“They freaked out when I said ‘water,’” a third wrote.
Someone else said: ‘My mother actually speaks with the most normal Australian accent, but my father had to translate for her in America. I never knew she even had an accent.’
“My husband never says ‘mate’ in Australia but it’s like every second word when he’s in the US,” another added.
“I had never said ‘G’day’ in my life until I was in America, and apparently I forgot how to say ‘hello,'” someone else wrote.
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