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Re: Bunty.

From:Michael Poxon <mike@...>
Date:Friday, June 20, 2008, 18:11
"Bint" is British English slang (very insulting) for a woman. I regularly
use it to a female friend of mine, though in that case, since we are such
good friends, it is taken as playful. Not a word to be used lightly with
people you don't know, though!
>> I just love 'Bintland' - it conjures up such a >> marvellous mental image of some kind of theme park of >> 'ill repute'. > > I see, so the connection is that obvious. I thought 'bint' was rather an > obscure word. At least Matthew Reilly, my latest translation victim, > seems to think you need to be somewhat familiar with Arabic to recognise > it. But Reilly doesn't seem to be very knowledgeable about many things... > > Seems I need to redo this morning's work. But that will have to be > another time. > > LEF > > > -- > No virus found in this incoming message. > Checked by AVG. Version: 7.5.524 / Virus Database: 270.4.1/1510 - Release > Date: 19/06/2008 15:21 > >


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