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#119065 - 01/07/04 08:01 PM Re: Pride
Loc: rego park
and lambing begins in ernest in a for'tnight, at candlemas! what will happen then, if this is what we are upto now?
(i think i feel a limerick comming on)_________________________
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#119066 - 01/07/04 08:03 PM Re: Pride
ernest must be getting worried..._________________________
formerly known as etaoin...
#119067 - 01/07/04 09:09 PM Re: Pride
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
[stern look at all above post-ers except davego and Anna]
I think Bingley's post in Musick's link (darn you, Musick, I haven't been to Metawords for ages and ages, and now all my New tags will have disappeared...) says it best, dave:Two different words in Indonesian: bangga and sombong.
Bangga is a justifiable pride in one's achievements, sombong is an arrogant conviction that you are more important than anyone else.
I think the corporation was at least aiming for people to think they meant the former.
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