Team USA tries out a British accent in "Thank You Britain"

Thank You Britain YouTube.com

(CBS News) Great Britain: they speak the same language as Americans, only not really. With the London Olympics about to get underway, Team USA decided to take some time and learn the local dialects. In a series called "Thank You Britain," athletes try their hand at the classic "Cockney" accent in amusing videos sure to make you go chicken oriental! (Whatever that even means.)

For the record, "chicken oriental" apparently means to go crazy with excitement. That could accurately describe some of us who are looking forward for the games to begin. If you just can't wait, check out the rest of "Thank You Britain" for more great Team USA moments.

  • Bailey Johnson

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