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Re: Numbers #11760
12/06/00 09:27 AM
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The only one that I can remember is wai, meaning "water"


Wai is not a common word in Indonesian. It means river and is mainly used in placenames. The usual word for water confusingly enough is air , pronounced more or less ay-er. The situation may be different in Melayu (Malay) but I'm not sure. Given the vast gulfs between different varieties of English we've been falling into, anything is possible.



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Re: Numbers #11761
12/06/00 11:21 PM
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>>and the first result was you're wwftd.

>Oh no, the virus is spreading!

Jazzockie's post reads OK to me, Max. tsuwm IS wwftd.


I think I'll leave it at that. . .


Re: The fish are at the gate #11762
12/07/00 10:57 PM
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what is it about this board that attracts fish?

Well I don't know about salmon ( and greetings, fishy friend), but I was led to believe I'd get A Worm A Day.







Re: The fish are at the gate #11763
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A Worm A Day

...and now you're hooked?


Re: The fish are at the gate #11764
12/08/00 06:46 PM
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what is it about this board that attracts fish?

Is it because we're all groupers rather than gropers?

Now, you have to know that my PC is tempest-rated and that I'm encased in kevlar body armour. So throwing things will not have any effect.



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