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Re: French

From:Ina van der Vegt <gijsstrider@...>
Date:Thursday, January 22, 2009, 3:24
2009/1/22 andrew <hobbit@...>:
> On one New Zealand discussion site rofflenui (the prefered spelling) was > voted word of the year. The first part from ROTFL (spelt ROFL in the > description, don't ask me why), and the second part from nui a Maori > word meaning big, much, augmentive, which is familiar to most New > Zealanders. It is described as meaning 'laughing big-time'.
I'm more familiar with ROFL than ROTFL. Roffel sounds better than Rotfel too (imhoe), but that might be because Roffelen is an existing Dutch verb.


Hanuman Zhang <zhang@...>