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Sygyt ("whistle")

Huun Huur Tu throat singing at the Philadelphia Folk Festival, August 2006

video at youtube

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Posted: October 13th, 2006
at 12:46pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: youtube,music,fo' real?

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Dona€™t Take Any Wooden Nickels

Slang from the 1920s.

Flivver
- a Model T; after 1928, could mean any old broken down car
Flapper - A stylish, brash, hedonistic young woman with short skirts & shorter hair
Dapper - a Flappera€™s dad
Get a wiggle on - get a move on, get going
Giggle Water - An intoxicating beverage; alcohol
Hayburner - (1) a gas guzzling car (2) a horse one loses money on
Heebie-Jeebies - The jitters
High-Hat - To snub
Hit on all sixes - to perform 100 per cent; as a€oehitting on all six cyclindersa€A

"Geez, look at the hayburner on that straight flapper."
-"Yeah son, hittin’ on all sixes, nahmean.AA I’d even get a wiggle on with her daddy inAAa flivver!"
"What? You must be on that giggle water my ninja, ya givin me the heebie-jeebies with that old high-hat nonsense you spittin."
-"Ay man, I’m just tryna stay dapper."

Um… I get the feeling I’m using the slang wrong.

from sumfight

[Edit: can anyone besides me feel art day comin?]

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Posted: October 12th, 2006
at 2:55pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: life,fo' real?

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Indian Serial Brides

It’s almost that frequent for Parwinder Kaur- playing the husband game, over and over again.

"Beant Singh claimed he had given her 300,000 rupees (about C$7330) for the marriage in the hopes he could follow her to Canada as her husband.AA He had pawned family jewelry, mortgaged property and taken a loan for the wedding."

Now this is so ninjarish, but oh so clever.AA One can’t really complain about simple ingenuity, now, can he?

arrested at asianpacificpost

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Posted: October 12th, 2006
at 9:44am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: life,fo' real?,real life news

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Leave It To the Basques

The Basque Association of Independent Audio-visual Production Companies (Ibaia) left all complaints behind due to the wide presence of Basque films at this year’s San Sebastian Film Festival.

full article at eitb24

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Posted: October 11th, 2006
at 9:00am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: film,fo' real?

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My Ninja, Please! 10/10/06: No Spanish Witches in this town

We here at MNP like to encourage reading [as you may have noticed, we’ve even got you reading right now]. Especially important though are the younger ninjas, what with TV and videogames sucking up all their attention. So, while maybe not really the illest of books [I’m a Tolkien fan myself], the Harry Potter series seems like a good thing. Kids put down the remote control and pick up a book, stretch the imagination a little…no harm done. That is, unless you’re from Georgia [aparently], where a mother from the suburbs of Atlanta is trying to get the books banned from the library/schools, as they encourage Wicca and evil, blah blah blah.

Luckily, the schoolboard feels this is extreme, and would force them to ban other books containing witches and magic, so its a no go.

But theres more. Earlier this year residents of the same town convinced the library board to do away with the $3,000 set aside for Spanish language books. Why, you ask? Well they felt that reading material shouldn’t be provided to people who might be illegal immigrants [because, if you didn’t know, all Spanish speakers are fence jumpers].

While this decision was reversed, I think it stands as proof that yokels shouldn’t be involved in politics, democracy or not.

Article from Sci-Fi Weekly [odd, I know]

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Posted: October 10th, 2006
at 9:03am by orangemenace


Categories: myninjaplease,mnp is for the children,fo' real?

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The Zidane Wrapup Show

The social consequences of the Zidane experience in France are far reaching- United International Pictures presents Zidane, un portrait du 21e siAAcle, which should be viewed along side Matterazi’s new Nike video.

video from schiavon

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Posted: October 9th, 2006
at 2:16pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: hood status,business,film,politricks,fo' real?,real life news

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Role Reversal

"China’s hunger for raw materials and energy is driving new investment across Africa, with trade between China and the continent up more than 300% since 2000 to more than $40 billion a year. China is the main market for Sudan’s oil. It has invested in Nigerian oil, provided oil-rich Angola with a $2-billion loan with easy terms and improved relations with Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwean regime, which is criticized by economists and human rights activists."

article at latimes

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Posted: October 9th, 2006
at 9:20am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: business,fo' real?

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How to Get Pulled Over Every Time

"Shocked traffic police have caught a man who was attempting to drive 600km from Kalgoorlie to Perth - in reverse."

article at news

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Posted: October 9th, 2006
at 9:16am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: whips,fo' real?

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Who Doesn’t Like Infomercials?

KHSN (Korean Home Shopping Network) offers Chrome Children with a free ringtone!

video at youtube

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Posted: October 5th, 2006
at 11:31pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: music,business,fo' real?

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