Seems like forever, at least a week, since this bureau has issued a dispatch about Jon Hamm. Well, wait no more.
STL's No. 1 celeb sat down with fellow thespian Michael Sheen — the two are hawking their Amazon series "Good Omens" — to discuss the quirks of their native tongues: Welsh for Sheen; St. Louisan for Hamm.
Both men exchange pronunciations and explanations of the languages, and here are some of the STL-speak entries Hamm explains in a six-minute video from Vanity Fair:
• Cards — "the Cardinals are the best baseball team in the world. That's all you need to know."
• T-Ravs — After giving a description that seems to entice Sheehan, Hamm concludes, "They're sooo good."
• What high school did you go to: "And I went to the best one," said the John Burroughs School grad.
• Farty-Far — "St. Louisans have what can only be described as a 'particular' accent …" (That accent, by the way, recently was ranked No. 9 on the "Top 50 Sexiest Accents List" by a travel website.)
And if the Hamm-Sheen video seems a tad familiar, could be you are recalling a similar language primer on STL-speak given in March by St. Charles County native Tim Ream.
Ream, a defender with the Fullham club in the English Premier League, gave teammate Neeskans Kebano a similar tutorial in March.