[ExI] New AIDS Research

Amon Zero amon at doctrinezero.com
Mon Mar 7 12:35:18 UTC 2011

On 1 March 2011 06:50, Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com> wrote:

> On 2/28/2011 11:18 PM, John Grigg wrote:
>> This reminds me of when the actress who played the cute sidekick to
>> Xena, on the hit show of the same name, told a Kiwi stuntman during an
>> outdoor fight scene to "bop her!"  He stopped what he was doing and
>> stared, because the term means something very different in that part
>> of the world....
> I doubt that's quite right.** Maybe he suggested giving her a bang?
> **see for example: Kiwi Bop: party-time for under-10s
> <http://www.stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standard/news/manawatu-business/745521>

Bang isn't really kiwi slang either, although it'd be understood there.
Maybe he said "bonk". That's more British, but common enough in NZ. I've
never heard 'bop' used that way.

- A
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