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Character Voices

Mar 29, 2013 (Ask Me Another) — Count Dracula may be creepy, but his accent can leave him woefully misunderstood. Like when he says he has to get some "vipers" for his car, he doesn't mean scary snakes, but tools to clear the rain off his "vinshield." Puzzle guru John Chaneski asks about more words that could be misheard based on some famous characters' quirky ways of speaking.

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