A Memory*

Tuesday, 6 November 2007 § Leave a comment

Nice evening I had today :)

[17:39] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: waddee krap
[17:39] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: so tired
[17:39] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: 2 exams tomorrow but havnt hv time to study
[17:40] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: bought a restaurant near home last monday
[17:40] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: been caught in the middle between work and study since then
[17:40] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: how are you anyway? i may have gone to bed when you get this but that’s ok
[17:41] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: ma bon hai fung laew ja pai non la
[17:41] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: c ya

[17:41] Mook: arai waaaaaaaaa
[17:41] Mook: talk to me first..
[17:41] Mook: T_T”
[17:41] Mook: thought you were on holiday.. why having exam la?
[17:42] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: arai la ther
[17:42] Mook: aow.. just want to talk some time si.. we haven’t talked a lot so far
[17:42] Mook: just miss our conversations
[17:43] Mook: anyway.. you bought a thai restaurant? so your mum would cook?
[17:43] Mook: oh.. sorry, you are having exam ni na..
[17:43] Meebo Message: ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~ is offline
[17:43] Mook: aow.. offline pai loei..
[17:44] Mook: hahaaa.. ok, ok..
[17:45] Meebo Message: ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~ is online
[17:45] Mook: so you’re online or offline nia’
[17:45] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: err..
[17:45] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: happy birthday na ther
[17:45] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: sorry na, a bit late

[17:45] Mook: 4 days late T_T”
[17:46] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: mai koi dai online a’…
[17:46] Mook: you’re the one that i expected to get a msg on the day cos i didn’t think you would forget.. its easy to remember..
[17:46] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: back home kor straight to bed most days
[17:46] Mook: mobile is broken or what?
[17:46] Mook: duh..
[17:46] Mook: anyway.. thanks
[17:46] Mook: at least you say something
[17:47] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: yeah… haven’t have it for a week
[17:47] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: batt searm..
[17:47] Mook: huh?
[17:47] Mook: oh.. broken jing jing
[17:47] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: wanna buy a new one but still looking
[17:47] Mook: hahaa….
[17:47] Mook: what model you’re using now?
[17:47] Mook: bough iPhone si
[17:47] Mook: hahaa
[17:47] Mook: bought*
[17:48] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: looked at it but dont like
[17:48] Mook: its sold in NZ?
[17:48] Mook: legally?
[17:48] Mook: thais mainly use the illegal ones
[17:48] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: too big for my pocket
[17:48] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: plus iphone dont have pen 555

[17:48] Mook: your current phone has a pen?
[17:48] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: yeah
[17:49] Mook: really? hi-soo
[17:49] Mook: what model is it?
[17:50] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: htc touch
[17:50] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: batt isn’t very good
[17:50] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: but functions and features plus look is good
[17:50] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: laew tum rai yoo a’ near
[17:50] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: i’ll be going to bed soon na ther

[17:50] Meebo Message: ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~ is offline
[17:51] Mook: oh.. my friend has that htc.. looks nice, but i like iphone more
[17:51] Mook: type type type and offline eek la
[17:51] Mook: at work..
[17:51] Mook: leaving office at 6pm to uni
[17:51] Meebo Message: ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~ is online
[17:51] Mook: what time is it there? 5 hours ahead?
[17:51] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: hi soo yoo laew jmuirg
[17:51] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: how’s mum?

[17:51] Mook: jmuirg <<< what? an emoticon?
[17:52] Mook: she’s fine…
[17:55] Mook: just looked at your mum’s and jim’s pic in the last two nights eng.. hahaa
[17:57] Meebo Message: ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~ is offline
[17:58] Mook: real offline this time??
[18:00] Mook: ok jaaa… take care and good night.. good luck in your exam
[18:03] Meebo Message: ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~ is online
[18:04] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: they still old and grumpy lol
[18:04] Mook: aow..
[18:04] Mook: back laew rer..
[18:04] Mook: your internet connection sucks??? ))
[18:05] Mook: so, who will cook for the restaurant you bought la?
[18:05] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: ja
[18:05] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: pai shave ma

[18:05] Mook: shave before going to bed nia na ther
[18:06] Mook: what’s the exam about tomorrow?
[18:07] Meebo Message: ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~ is offline
[18:07] Meebo Message: ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~ is online
[18:07] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: ther
[18:07] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: pai non la na

[18:07] Mook: a’na..
[18:07] Mook: ok ok
[18:07] Mook: good luck in your exam
[18:08] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: all the best for this year na.. sorry, no present again.. will be around when it comes next year ok
[18:08] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: g’nite krap
[18:08] Mook: nite jaa
[18:08] Mook: you say it na..
[18:08] Mook: for next year
[18:09] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: ps: i love uni life coz it makes me feel young but i hate assessments
[18:09] ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~: nite nite

[18:09] Mook: hahaa..
[18:09] Mook: sleep tight
[18:09] Mook: nice talking to you tonight
[18:11] Meebo Message: ~(L)so tired.. exam 2moro with no study~ is offline

 

Although it hurts some time when thinking of the past, it is still refreshing when talking to those in the past again.

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Common New Zealand Slang*

Saturday, 29 September 2007 § Leave a comment

By chance, I found the link to some NZ slangs provided by a university’s website (SIT). Think it is interesting to keep here for memory. And this is the start of the catagory, ‘New Zealand*’ and ‘Language*.’

:)

The following is a list of some New Zealand slang and their meanings. Warning – care should be taken with the use of these words, we will not be teaching them in the classroom though you may hear them when in New Zealand.

Awesome
= Fine, excellent

Bach
= A holiday home (also known as a crib in the South Island)

Barbie
= Barbecue (also written as BBQ) – food cooked outside over a charcoal or gas fire

Beaut, beauty
= Something good or outstanding. Often used ironically to mean the opposite

Bro
= Term of address for a male friend or relative

Bright as a button
= Looking fresh, alert

Bright spark
= Intelligent, alert, attentive, awake

Bring a plate
= Everyone brings food to share. Don’t bring an empty plate.

Bush
= New Zealand’s native forest

Bushed, had it
= Exhausted

BYO
= Bring Your Own. A BYO restaurant is a restaurant that allows customers to bring their own wine to drink with their meal.

Chocka
= Full

Choice
= Fine, excellent

Clean as a whistle
= Sparkling clean

Clown
= Term of abuse, idiot

Crook
= To be ill or unwell. Also means a thief

Cuz
= Term of address for friend or relative

Dag
= An amusing person, a character

Dork
= An idiot or a physically uncoordinated person

Dough
= Money

Drive around the bend
= Annoy so much you lose your temper

Drongo
= A term of abuse, idiot

Dude
= A cool or good looking male

Feed
= A meal

Flat tack
= At top speed

Foxy, fox
= Used to describe a cool or good looking person of either sex

Fully
= I agree

G’dday
= Greeting meaning hello

Got the blues
= Used to describe a sad state of mind

Greenie
= A conservationist

Gumboots
= Waterproof rubber boots (called Wellingtons in Britain)

Grog
= Alcohol

Grouse
= Fine, excellent, often used to express delight

Hard case
= A tough but likeable person, an eccentric person

Hard graft
= Hard work

Head over heels
= Usually describing somebody who is very very happy

Heart of gold
= Describing a person who is very kind

Hook up
= Meet up or join in

Hoon
= A noisy person, a lout

In a spin
= Usually when too many things happen all at one time or too many choices

Jandals
= Rubber sandals or thongs (called flip flops in Britain)

Joker
= A man

Kiwi
= New Zealand native bird symbol. New Zealander

Lolly
= The usual word for a confection or sweet

Mate
= A friend, also a term of address

Mission
= An adventure

Mongrel
= A term of abuse or contempt for a person

Munted
= To be broken or distorted

Narley
= Cool, good

Nerd
= A boring person

Nifty
= Good (applied to a thing)

No worries
= Common phrase of agreement

On to it
= Efficient or intelligent

On a high
= A good feeling that can come from success

Once in a blue moon
= Very rarely, seldom, almost never

Paddock
= A field, also a sports pitch

Paint the town red
= To go out and have a good time

Piker
= Someone who opts out of an activity

Pop on over/ pop in
= Come and visit me at my house

Potluck dinner
= Everyone brings prepared food to share with all the guests

Pressie
= A present (gift)

Pub
= A bar where alcoholic drinks are served over the counter

Rapt
= Very pleased

Rellie
= A relation or relative

Rough ride
= A difficult experience

She’ll be right
= Everything is going to be OK

Shocking
= Very bad

Shout
= To treat your friends to something such as a drink or a meal

Skite
= To boast. A boaster or showoff

Smoko
= Coffee or tea break

Snowed under
= Usually has too much work or responsibility

Spuds
= Potatoes

Sticks
= Remote or rural district, the countryside

Stinge/Stingy
= Not generous with your money

Stoked
= Very excited

Sweet as
= Great

Swot
= Study hard, especially before an exam

Ta
= Thanks

To take for a ride
= To deceive or trick someone

Togs
= Swimming costume

Tucker
= Food

Turn to custard
= Collapse of ideas, schemes, plans

Unc/Unco
= An uncoordinated person, often used as an insult or taunt

Under the weather
= Feeling off colour, unwell, tired

Uni
= University

Varsity
= University

Veggies
= Vegetables

Wicked
= Fine, excellent

Wop-wops
= Remote or rural district, the countryside

Source: SIT

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