OT: "Ai kama zimba zimba zayo"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 10 14:34:02 UTC 2009

Ow. I didn't see the 'postrophe at first, and I was really wondering what
the ho was doin' in thay-uh. (White guy's attempt at eye dialect.)


On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 2:56 AM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> "... take it to a 'ho' nuvvuh levvuh"
> It's the catchphrase of a MadTV actor, one of whose personae is the
> stone soul brother who study be ready t' take thangs to "a 'ho' nuvvuh
> levvuh" or "to thuh HNL." [aitch. in. ale]

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