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In the conversation just before Budd is bitten by the black mamba, Elle Driver and Budd speak with distinctly different accents: at least twice in a couple of minutes they clearly pronounce one the same word differently.

For example, Budd says "Paula Shultz", pronouncing u in Shultz as u in pull, full. Elle immediately repeats the name, pronouncing u in Shultz as au in fault. Later, Budd says "Hanzo", pronouncing a in it as a in far. In a few seconds, Elle pronounces a in Hanzo az e in pen.

Does this difference in accents have any special meaning? Was Elle's repeating the same words with different pronunciation added to the plot deliberately?

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I didn't notice this in particular, but I would bet it's something Tarantino would throw into the mix just to play with people's heads, lol! I'm interested to find out if there is something Tarantino has said about this. He's usually pretty deliberate in what he does, especially something like this. – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Aug 15 '14 at 19:49
I think the differences in pronunciation were just because Elle hated Budd, so she never wanted to fully "agree" with him on anything. The old "you say pot-TAY-to, I say po-TAH-to" thing. She did murder him, after all. ;-) – Tim S. Aug 27 '15 at 16:59

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