Monday, October 20, 2014

mon., 20 oct., 2014: italian al dente, xiii.: give us This Day our Daily Curse


ITALIAN:  Farsi una canna...?    ‡

‡)  [D’you want tolight up a joint...?  /   [D’you want tolight up a spliff...?

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

& sun. 19 oct., 2014: a french secularist blasphomet, iv.: give us This Day our Daily Curse

FRENCH:  Je l’encule ton calendrier de l’avent...  §
 
  § )  Fuck yr Advent Calendar...”

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

saturday, 18 oct., 2014: a french secularist blasphomet, iv.: give us This Day our Daily Curse

FRENCH:  Je l’encule ton calendrier de l’avent...  §
 
  § )  Fuck yr Advent Calendar...”

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Friday, October 17, 2014

fri., 17 oct., 2014: the dutch of human kindness, xiv.: give us This Day our Daily Curse

DUTCH:  Lijp...  ‡
DUTCH:  Lijp...  ‡‡

    ‡ )  “Coooooooooool...” = i.e.,  “groovy”  /  “great”  /  “trez chic”  /  “felicitous”...   This is a reappropriated & orig. pejorative idiom,  reclaimed & reappropriated & used by Dutch teenagers & 20-somethings.  Etym.,  Lijp,  loan word,  fr.  Jewish name “Levi” ;

 ‡‡ )  “Lazy  [Jew]...”  /  “Slow  [Jew]...”  /  “Stupid Jew...”  Orig. an anti-Semitic slur, but in recent yrs. a signifyer for all things cool & groovy...  Etym., Lijp, loan word, from Jewish name “Levi”

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

thurs., 16 oct., 2014: argentine class distinctions, ii.: give us This Day our Daily Curse

SPANISH:   Topu!  (m.)  

  )  Faggot! NOTE:  Spanish Lunfardo,  a street slang common to southern Latin America,  often includes pig latin terms linguistically & sociologically similar to the French street slang known as Verlan.  Etym.,  Span. Lunfardo pig latin Topu  =  Maríconi.e.,   faggot.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

wed., 15 oct., 2014: japanese slackerdom, ii.: give us This Day our Daily Curse


JAPANESE:  わんぱたーん / ワンパターン — wanpatān  §

   §  )  Lit.,  “one pattern”  =  boring,  humdrum,  stereotypical,  predictable,  1-trick-pony;  in a rut; Etym., Eng. loan word, one pattern

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

tues., 14 oct., 2014: romanian street guide to sons-of-bitches, iii.: give us This Day our Daily Curse

ROMANIAN:  Bou!   (sing., m.)  
ROMANIAN:  Măgar!  /  Măgaresc!   (sing., m.)   ‡‡
ROMANIAN:  Porc!   (sing., m.)   /  Porcul!  (Pl., m.) ‡‡

   ‡ )   “[You]  ox!”  =  i.e.,  “[You] stubborn son-of-a-bitch!” 
  ‡‡ )   “[You]  donkey!”  =  i.e.,  “[You] stubborn & inconsiderate son-of-a-bitch arsehole!”  /  “[You] stubborn& inconsiderate son-of-a-bitch asshole!”
‡‡‡ )   “[You]  pig!”  =  i.e.,  “[You] selfish motherfucking pig!”

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