420 421 999 2012 ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
From: Poetryetc: poetry and poetics [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Barry Alpert
Sent: 28 September 2012 12:52
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: Delayed Snap: NAIJA BLUES
I couldn't resist the found line in the Nigerian slang (aka Naija) containing "419" largely because of the "jive" for some readers with the relatively recent American slang "420". Why not try separate google searches on each number?
On Fri, 28 Sep 2012 12:24:43 +0100, Patrick McManus <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>419? P in ignorance
>From: Poetryetc: poetry and poetics [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Barry Alpert
>Sent: 27 September 2012 17:48
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Delayed Snap: NAIJA BLUES
>This woman won do me 419.
>Girlfriend mama na airforce 1.
>Abi na my food you wan chop.
>I no dey wear aba made shoes.
>Allow the acada o! en think e be professor.
>Dey scatter my brain yet
>ginger my swagger.
>Barry Alpert / Rockville MD US / 9-27-12 (12:39PM)