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Forum: Melting Pot August 8th, 2006, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Pua'i Mana'o
Re: Post that pidgin vernacular from your island!

Mahalo for the compliment, but don't you also know others who can speak both? Pidgin crosses all ethnic and socio-economic lines. It conveys love, humor, sorrow and anger beautifully. And algebra....
Forum: Melting Pot August 8th, 2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,834
Posted By Pua'i Mana'o
Re: Post that pidgin vernacular from your island!

To what are you agreeing? Do you realize that I was clarifying my statements, to which you attached the word "attack"? Or did you just read what you wanted to read?

No matter. Language will always...
Forum: Melting Pot August 8th, 2006, 06:09 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,834
Posted By Pua'i Mana'o
Re: Post that pidgin vernacular from your island!

no, you gave us a link that speaks to journalistic practice and ethical ramifications of "cleaning up bad grammar" wrt quoting sources. The article showcases only two examples: one that has to do...
Forum: Melting Pot August 8th, 2006, 05:20 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,834
Posted By Pua'i Mana'o
Re: Post that pidgin vernacular from your island!

that term "created" that Paul used is one of hindsight. Is this thread going to veer into one about the politics of language? Conclusions like are politically-charged ones. In other words, who...
Forum: Melting Pot August 8th, 2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,834
Posted By Pua'i Mana'o
Re: Post that pidgin vernacular from your island!

yeah, no? Is really another way of saying "gee, how 'bout that"

Now, reading the dissection and quantification of pidgin is the fastest way to rash my ass. Confonnit-Nuff-Aready!
Forum: Melting Pot August 8th, 2006, 12:54 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,834
Posted By Pua'i Mana'o
Forum: Melting Pot August 7th, 2006, 03:58 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,834
Posted By Pua'i Mana'o
Re: Post that pidgin vernacular from your island!

here is a disconnect for you. I don't type the way I speak. A GREAT many of these idioms are such a part of my daily speech that it was strange to read them here on this thread. I mean, we all talk...
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