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Re: USAGE: names for pillbug/wood louse/woodbug

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Tuesday, March 16, 2004, 19:50
In a message dated 2004:03:15 12:10:45 PM, draqonfayir@JUNO.COM writes:

>On Sunday, March 14, 2004, at 11:29 PM, J Y S Czhang wrote: >>> ObConCulture/Lang: >>> >>> The Rokbeigalm probably eat all kinds of things that i can't and/or >>> won't, including bugs of various kinds. But i have no words for any >>> of them yet. >> >> But that means ya will rectify that lack soon, right, right, eh >> 0_o??? > >As we used to say in college, >Soon. Soon. Fiiiiive mooooooore minutes.... >:-P
LOL en meer lol
>Well, not excatly (purposeful typo) five more minutes, but i do know >that one of the words will be based on that Indonesian word _serangga_. > Cool word. :-)
Yepyep even sounds like a locust, cricket or similar singin' bug... In a message dated 2004:03:15 07:39:49 PM, romilly@EGL.NET writes:
>Yes, isn't it. I'd need to look around, but suspect it could be a Sanksrit >or other Indic loan-- just looks like one.
I have a gut-feelin' it's Pali...
>>> -Stephen (Steg) >>> "'intzalbeih!' is still stuck in my head" > >> A brain bug? > >Naaaa, that was a quote from my friend who saw the Passion movie. He >said "intzalbeih!" was how they said "crucify him!" in the movie's >version of Aramaic, and that there were scenes of crowds of people >shouting that, and it gruesomely got stuck in his head.
>-Stephen (Steg) > "prophets have visions; politicians have none." > ~ prof. yair zackovitch
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