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#119065 - 01/08/04 01:01 AM Re: Pride  
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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)

#119066 - 01/08/04 01:03 AM Re: Pride  
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ernest must be getting worried...

formerly known as etaoin...
#119067 - 01/08/04 02:09 AM Re: Pride  
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[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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