*Translasian!* Justin Timberlake And Peyton Manning’s Sony Commercial

September 25th, 2009 | 0 comments | Posted by Diana

Peeps have gotten pretty riled up after watching Sony’s new commercial, which features Justin Timbersnake and Peyton “If there’s a commercial nearby, I’ll be in it” Manning speaking “Mandarin” over a competitive ping pong match.

But after watching the spot, we realized that all the wacky flurryfaloo is actually the result of those darn subtitles being written up incorrectly! Yup, it may have seemed like the guys were ching-chonging us with Mandaran-ish gibberish, but that’s just not so! Nuh uh!

How do we know? We asked a linguistics expert, a guy we found on the street like to call Mandarin Mike.

Expert Mandarin Mike says hello!

Expert Mandarin Mike explained to us that although the Colts QB and “Dick In A Box” singer struggle with their accents, what they’re really trying to say is:

“I’m the only NFL player that has never gotten a free BJ.”

and

“Britney gave me herpes.”

Now that we think about it, this commercial is freaking hilarious.

[via Angry Asian Man]

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