favourite words...in any language

by new hope and happiness 41 Replies latest jw friends

  • new hope and happiness
    new hope and happiness

    I mean " courting" certainley sounds more dignified than " Hanging out with a new squeeze"

    " comely" is a word i think should be used more often"

    I am going to try and use " jabberwockey" in a sentece today.

    Anyway do you have any favourite words, in any language?

  • berrygerry

    Je t'adore!

  • Julia Orwell
    Julia Orwell

    Jabooba. It means crazy and nonsensical in a deformed, f-d up, mentally ill, whacky way. For instance, the gb's new light on overlapping generations is totally jabooba. 'The Jabooba Home' means the nut house. For example, "if I hadn't have left that cult, I'd be in the Jabooba Home by now".

  • punkofnice

    Shanglos - UK Romany gypsy word for police.

    Goolies - Slang for testicles.

    Geezer - Slang for bloke which in turn is slang for a man.

    Didlow - UK Romany gypsy word for crazy.

    Bumboclaat - Jamaican for .......

  • new hope and happiness
    new hope and happiness

    Punk here are two words you will hate if your book becomes succesful.

    Tax Audit:

    Anway one and all with such a Plethora of words at our disposal !

    We shall all soon sound quite erudite......

  • punkofnice

    Lol. NH&N we will soon speak the pure language

  • quellycatface

    Malaka - Greek word for wanker.

  • new hope and happiness
    new hope and happiness

    Ok i might regret posting this,andyou may think a man calling his Cat" cooking fat" a little odd. Then" cooking fat" does sound like " f,,king cat"

    Its interesting how language can change according to time and place. I remember a thread once " who will win the super bowl". I woke up and my first thought was i wonder who won the " Hyper bowl"

  • prologos


    My favoured language comparison: from the book 'how we die':

    'Sterben' german 'to die' from the word 'starving' we always die of starvation like in a heart attack, the body, brain dies from lack of oxigen when blood flow stops.

    Can not be related: BANAL philippino: HOLY European: very ordinary

  • new hope and happiness
    new hope and happiness

    And what about Mr Wright who married Miss Burke:- I guess that made him a " right burke"

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