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----- Original Message -----
From: "Lars Henrik Mathiesen" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2000 4:36 PM
Subject: Re: various infotaining natlang tidbits


> > Date:         Tue, 13 Jun 2000 17:13:03 CDT
> > From: Danny Wier <[log in to unmask]>
>
> > >From: Kristian Jensen <[log in to unmask]>
> >
> > >      Pikanini namba wan bilong Queen <Prince (of Wales) Charles>
> No, I just think someone has been passing bad Tok Pisin in the streets
> of Copenhagen. (Pickaninny is a _US_ 'slave' word.)

From Portuguese pidgin, meaning "little," as Spanish pequen~o.
Not everywhere with the same connotations.

> Lars Mathiesen (U of Copenhagen CS Dep) <[log in to unmask]> (Humour NOT
marked)
>