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    Need help with a couple of words I can't recognize in a vid in English

    Graveyard Song- Saturday Night Live - YouTube at 1:19

    Now you know who is Paul who is Phil, Paul and Phil, Paul con Phil...Shut up!
    The one that marked in red (that's my guess).

    P.S. If my guess is right then I can't figure out what it means. Can you help me?

    P.P.S. At 1:14 "I guess I'm Phil" is this normal intonation? I mean he's Phil but he says that as though he's contradicting the previous speaker but no contradiction takes place in fact. Go figure
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    Well, "The uploader has not made this video available in your country.". This video doesn't seem to exist from where I am. All I can add here is that "con" means "with" in Spanish. It's not entirely unrare for someone in America to joke using a Spanish word since Spanish is basically the only other language we're exposed to without seeking one out.

    I found someone else who had your question: american english - Help understanding a phrase from a video - English Language Learners Stack Exchange

    Oh, that abnormal intonation is just because he's going along with the song.

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    I think it is "Paul cum Phil".

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    Big thanks guys.

    Yes, that video is being discussed on another forum and still no one there seems to have any glue on what exactly they said. That's why I decided to ask this question here, because many native speakers of English are visiting this site and it's a lot easier for them to do such things.
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    My GUESS is Paul con Phil. Means, Paul is conning Phil. Maybe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fortheether View Post
    My GUESS is Paul con Phil. Means, Paul is conning Phil. Maybe.

    Scott
    Shouldn't it be Paul cons Phil then?

    PS: I think Spanish language version is most probable

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