“It’s a doggie doggie world out there”: The Mucho Mispronunciacións of Gloria/Sofia Vergara

I’m a conflicted fan of Modern Family (I feel it really went downhill in Season 3, they replaced baby Lily with an un-cute older Lily and I’m tired of Mitch & Cam fighting all the time), but I do love the first two seasons. I had no idea that Sofia Vergara’s thick Colooooombian accent is, in fact, not fake, until I saw her on David Letterman. It’s for real! Unless she is duping us all. The woman actually speaks fantastic English, but she’s never going to get rid of those rrrrrrolled R’s and J’s where there should be Y’s. But I love her for it.

On a side note, I shared a hostel room with some Colombians in Amsterdam, who told me they think Sofia Vergara is “horrible”. I suppose Vergara isn’t taking any strides to reverse any Latina stereotypes, but I mean…

Here are some of Gloria’s best linguistic slip ups (with some overlap)

About alicestockwellegan

Language and culture enthusiast from New York living in San Francisco.
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One Response to “It’s a doggie doggie world out there”: The Mucho Mispronunciacións of Gloria/Sofia Vergara

  1. toristunes says:

    Reblogged this on Tori and commented:
    Too funny. I love this clip

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