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Kereru



Joined: 24 May 2003
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Location: Christchurch NZ

PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2003 6:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You've got to laugh - or you'd cry. XImen wasn't a cricket player was he - or even a soccer player, they have 11 in a team too don't they? At least it makes my lot sound quite normal.
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rhart



Joined: 22 Jan 2003
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 09, 2003 5:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I worked in a Spanish kitchen with a young Swede whose name was pronounced "urine." He claimed this was a common name in Sweden. I laughed every time someone called him.
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Kurochan



Joined: 01 Mar 2003
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2003 8:03 pm    Post subject: Explaining "Kinki" Reply with quote

The reason some Chinese kids choose the name "Kinki" or "Kinky" is that there is a popular Japanese singing duo called Kinki Kids. Although that sounds perverted, I guess Kinki is a place name in Japan, and that's where the two singers come from.

When I taught junior I, I had a kid named Christ, who used to fight with his neighbor. I had a student named Junk, who I asked to change his name. This semester I had a student (who failed) whose name was Nicotine.

Usually I wouldn't tell a student to change his or her name unless it would lead to misunderstanding and ridicule if the person went abroad. This semester I did a lesson on embarrassing English, in which I explained why Fanny is not a good name if you are going to England, and why Cherry isn't such a good name either. Of course, I also told them about Dick and Randy.
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guru



Joined: 27 Jan 2003
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 22, 2003 1:44 am    Post subject: indonesian names Reply with quote

Girls: Yeti Anis

Boys: Boy Suparman

For Wolf if you want a Swahili name try Girl: Wambui Boy surname Kip (son of) So if you are wolf smith and your father is john smith you can call yourself Wolf kip John (Nandi tribe).

Yes I lived in Kenya for over a year. or Simba= lion rafiki=friend mbwa=dog
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