When I was a kid I noticed, with inexpressible disgust, that in sci-
You rehearse that until you can rattle it off, and then you record it. Follow me so far?
Then you play that backwards for the movie sound track. You get English with a killer extraterrestrial accent. I tried it first with the Spanish cigar name “El producto”. You reverse that and you get roughly “Oat, coo door play.” (but keep the stress in the same place; remember this stuff has to be more or less intelligible when you’re finished). Record that, then play it backwards and you get “El producto” again but sounding very alien, like some creature trying to use unfamiliar speech organs.
English is harder than Spanish to reverse-
I never got the million. Some lousy Hollywood hack apparently cottoned on to it and it’s been used several times. I bet you never noticed it but I have noticed it. How could I not notice it? It was my idea. It’s a doggy dog world.