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The Welshwoman
09-26-2002, 01:14 PM
Why does Manny call Glottis and some other friends of his "Mano" at times? In Spanish, it just means 'hand' (weird nickname to give a friend if you ask me!)

Darth Eggplant
09-26-2002, 08:16 PM
hmmm...
I have never heard
Manny call anyone Mano.
there is Mano a mano
which means man to man
but Glottis is not a man
and Manny is a male skeleton.
I mean Glottis is his
right hand sort of guy,
or maybe it means something else
or maybe you thought Manny said it,
another more experienced GF gamer
will have to answer your question

Tall Guy
09-27-2002, 07:19 AM
i think it just means 'friend''

morshem
09-28-2002, 05:02 AM
And what does Carnal mean?

Sanspoof
09-28-2002, 11:38 AM
I think 'carnal' means 'fleshie'.

GendoTheGreat
09-29-2002, 01:31 AM
I think it just means "buddy' or "pal" Maybe "friend".

The Welshwoman
09-29-2002, 02:06 AM
Mano meaning friend? Then why would he say "Hijole mano"? What would that mean? "Hijole to my friend"? WHat the heck does Hijole mean? heh heh heh!

Metallus
09-29-2002, 04:16 AM
I have a theory. After looking it up on several online dictionaries and getting nowhere, I think the "mano" you're referring to could be an abbreviated form of hermano, meaning brother, rather than having something to do with "hand". Just a guess, but it makes sense.

Tall Guy
10-01-2002, 06:52 AM
Hijole! = sh!t! :D:D:D

The Welshwoman
10-01-2002, 11:15 AM
...er, you wouldn't be serious about that, would you?

Darth Eggplant
10-01-2002, 02:16 PM
sounds right to me Holy Hijole!
:)

Sanspoof
10-01-2002, 03:18 PM
You need any Land of the Dead Internet strips on your site? Coz I can make em and send em to you :)

Sanspoof
10-01-2002, 03:29 PM
D'oh! Sorry! That comment was supposed to be on the GF horoscope thread :)

Darth Eggplant
10-02-2002, 02:18 AM
any and all submissions
welcomed Sanspoof.

and yes Tall Guy and Metallus
are right. Manny says:
Hijole Mano!
he is saying
"Sh!t! Man(brother)*dude*
check out that...
kind of like
'we don't need no sticking badges man!'

Tall Guy
10-02-2002, 07:20 AM
Originally posted by The Welshwoman
...er, you wouldn't be serious about that, would you? seriously, thats what it means.

GendoTheGreat
10-05-2002, 03:11 PM
Stop talking Hijole, Tall.

SamNMax
10-18-2002, 06:16 PM
Originally posted by GendoTheGreat
I think it just means "buddy' or "pal" Maybe "friend".

I think it means My friend, he's Spanish, you know.

Leovinus
10-18-2002, 06:28 PM
I think Hijole mean something like "ahw man"
for exampel "ahw man, Im gonna miss the poisening"

Lateralis
10-19-2002, 04:44 PM
great...now I can curse in another language.

The Welshwoman
10-24-2002, 08:34 AM
The great Welshwoman is back!!!
Did anyone miss me??
...I guess not

Hm..."My friend"? Nope, I doubt it. 'Cause then, what does Hijole Mano mean? "My ****ty friend?" NYahahhaaha...

LiMP RABBiT
10-24-2002, 03:34 PM
Just browsing through this thread, does anyone have any idea. I meen, how many completely different translations can there be. How can one word meen hand, brother, and man in one. It might make conversations a bit difficult. For example,
Hey mano!
What, Im not your brother!
No I meen MANO!
I aint your hand either, psyco.

Lateralis
10-24-2002, 03:50 PM
Heuston, we have a colloquiallism.

MeddlingMonk
10-25-2002, 12:59 AM
You can fire a gun, you can fire an employee, you can fire a memo...and yet we have no problem keeping the different meanings straight.

GendoTheGreat
10-25-2002, 05:03 AM
Yes, it's simple as long as you know what a gun, an employee, and a memo are. If you couldn't identify the noun you'd be up in the air just like we are here.

LiMP RABBiT
10-25-2002, 01:38 PM
Originally posted by Lateralis
Heuston, we have a colloquiallism.

Yes, very colloquiallismish, yeah? Um, has anyone got a dictionary

GendoTheGreat
10-25-2002, 09:00 PM
If I recall correctly, colloquialism is casual speech in written form. Kind of like quoting yourself verbatim (word for word). ****, can someone give a simpler explanation?