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Re: Re : new Tunu discoveries

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Date:Tuesday, September 7, 1999, 22:14
Dans un courrier dat=E9 du 07/09/99 22:37:41  , Charles a =E9crit :

> > i need more info here : who laughs ? because of what ? > =20 > The eat-agent, surely at the expense of the eat-patient. > Can you use a basic verb "eat" in this context or must > it be derived from the "long pig" compound substantive?
"long pig" you say. this means "neighbour" in tunu i think. white guys are called "swampy armpits" if i remember correctly. japanese are dubbed "doggy bags" but i still have no clue why. mathias