Thank You Britain Videos

    International Goodwill

    As the London 2012 Olympic Games get closer, we thought you might like to see a different side to some of the athletes of the U.S. Olympic Team. Everyone has been busy preparing for the Games on the sporting field but what about off it? The athletes of Team USA want to be good guests and say thank you to Britain for hosting the Games. To get to know their London hosts, watch how they get on in a challenge to learn to speak proper 'Cockney.'

    What they're saying:

    Cockney: If you win a medal, you can go Chicken Oriental, my son.

    English: You can go mad in celebration if you win a medal!

    Cockney: Now I'll stick on the Hansel and Gretel and make a nice cup of Rosie Lee.

    English: Now I'll stick on the kettle and make us a nice cup of tea.

    Cockney: Would you like some John Cleese with your Uncle Fred or just a little bit of top and butter?

    English: Would you like some cheese with your bread or just a bit of butter?

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