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09-15-2002, 04:38 PM
Ever wondered what Shane has been really saying? ;)
// noun Australian, NZ Colloquial 1. a loutish, aggressive, or surly youth. 2. a foolish or silly person, especially one who is a show-off.
For other translations, please see:
The Macquarie Dictionary (http://www.macquariedictionary.com.au/)
09-15-2002, 05:29 PM
Well DARN! I thought we were gonna see some real pornography!!
09-15-2002, 06:50 PM
The first usage usually applies to youths in cars. To the second, delete 'foolish or silly' replace 'show off' with 'over exuberant- will grow up one day' and imagine a tolerant smile.
[ 09-15-2002, 07:52 PM: Message edited by: shamus ]
09-15-2002, 08:39 PM
Meerkat, I've had to rely on this page to understand our upsidedown friends-mind you, usually they take pains to avoid confusion-but wait until there is an all Austrailial/NZ topic!!
hoon - 1. a hoodlum; rowdy, tough, rough, unsavoury youth; member of a street gang; hooligan; 2. foolish show-off; 3. one who lives off the earnings of prostitutes
Here in Maine, this word is usually mistaken for a waterfowl with a weird laughing call....
09-15-2002, 09:59 PM
Well, I am with Shane. I have several Hoons in my gaggle of kids. But I am proud of every one of them thar 'hoons'! smile.gif
(ah excepting one of them, she would be "unsavoury youth; member of a street gang")
Anyway, the others are quite awesome!! smile.gif
Hang in there Shane!!! :D
09-16-2002, 12:28 AM
Originally posted by paladinsfo:
Well DARN! I thought we were gonna see some real pornography!!<GASP> you wanna see Shane nekkid? :eek: :eek: :eek:
09-16-2002, 06:00 AM
NO!!!! But I wuz skeered you wuz gonna show it....
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