[ExI] New AIDS Research
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
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.
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