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SNL Pokes Fun at Us: 'The Californians' Are White Wine-Guzzling, Dizzy Blondes Obsessed With Directions

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Last night SNL took aim at Los Angeles with its soap opera spoof "The Californians."

It poked light fun at the stereotypical vain, dizzy blondes who guzzle white wine, invite guests to sit in Mexican country-style chairs and won't stop talking about how to avoid traffic and which Coffee Beans offer validation.

All of this was delivered in an unintelligible form of English that had me wondering: "We dant sahhhhriously talk lahk thass, do we?"