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Postby dot dot dot » Mon, 10 Apr 2006 12:55 pm

Sotong? :mrgreen:

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Postby Laura » Mon, 10 Apr 2006 5:48 pm

didn't know people were making fun of me.... That's not nice at all. What is sotong anyway ??

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Postby Bubbles » Mon, 10 Apr 2006 5:51 pm

Take no notice of the boys, Laura. It's a girl thing, and we all know what you mean.

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Postby dot dot dot » Mon, 10 Apr 2006 9:53 pm

Laura wrote:didn't know people were making fun of me.... That's not nice at all. What is sotong anyway ??


Sotong is Malay for 'blur', which itself again is Singlish for..... silly?

Just joking Laura, just joking... :P Confused might be the right translation.

Btw, are you blonde by any chance?

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Postby Laura » Tue, 11 Apr 2006 5:16 am

Naturally, on the surface I am, eric.

YOU ARE STILL BEING NASTY!!!

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Postby earthfriendly » Tue, 11 Apr 2006 7:18 am

Laura, try not to take offense. There are quite a few juveniles that frequent this forum :lol: .

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 11 Apr 2006 10:49 am

Eric from the Netherlands wrote:
Laura wrote:didn't know people were making fun of me.... That's not nice at all. What is sotong anyway ??


Sotong is Malay for 'blur', which itself again is Singlish for..... silly?

Just joking Laura, just joking... :P Confused might be the right translation.

Btw, are you blonde by any chance?

Eric


Actually sotong is Malay for Squid. But Squid are rather stupid animals in so much as these can be caught with a lure that doesn't have barbs just like monkeys with their hand in a jar of peanuts too blur (stupid - or dazed) to let go. The Blur is american slang picked up from US tv as it has been used there for a decade or two. Hence now we have "Blur like Sotong!" or "A Blond(e) Moment" Sama-sama. :mrgreen:

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Postby dot dot dot » Tue, 11 Apr 2006 2:47 pm

Laura wrote:Naturally, on the surface I am, eric.

YOU ARE STILL BEING NASTY!!!


Just checking the cliches Laura, just checking those cliches... :wink:

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Postby Baron Greenback » Tue, 11 Apr 2006 3:28 pm

Eric the viking strikes again! :D







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