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Re: Re: I refer to a non-specified carbonated beverage as a: [Dutch]

by blackstarr (Friar)
on Sep 11, 2003 at 08:47 UTC ( #290619=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: I refer to a non-specified carbonated beverage as a: [Dutch]
in thread I refer to a non-specified carbonated beverage as a:

In Afrikaans (South Africa again!), which derives largely from Dutch, "vris" means "strong" or "vigorous"

So if an Afrikaaner (my wife) asked me for a "vris drankie" (drank = drink) I'd give her alcohol!

Go figure!

So Long
blackstarr

PS. She wouldn't ask, because we're both teetotal.


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