””“”“why did you cut your hair?::”“”“” i cut my hair to piss you off. specifially you, i was thinking of you when i cut my hair. i was thinking that you, specifically, would be interested in what my newly short hair meant to you, specifically.
This is absolutely amazing. She’s speaking absolute jibberish in pitch-perfect accents (at least for the ones I’m fluent in, but the rest sound pretty great too). I am in awe. Her Swedish anterior vowels are freaking PERFECT. <3
She does use a few keywords at least for certain languages, like “bonjour” for French, which adds to the sense that you can almost understand it (at least for a second-language speaker or if you imagine you’re in a crowded room).
Another person who’s famous for doing impressions of languages while not actually speaking them was Sid Caesar, who called it “double-talk”. Here’s a Language Log post on how he learned it.
I discovered how to make a Photoshop brush that behaves almost exactly the same way oils do. To download the thing click here.
It’s a Tool (Smudge) so you should load it into Tool Presets. And also play around with Strength to find what percentage works best for you.
If you can’t install it properly, you can find a tutorial on how to make it here.