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From: kenneth joubert< >
Subject: Re: Translations
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 1997 17:15:18 -0700
>> Does anybody know the translations of the following occupations:
>>From my dictionary:
>1. Haak = hook, bus = bus or box or bush, skutter = marksman.
>I'm sure somebody can come up with something more sensible.
>2. Varkens = pigs, fokken = to breed, therefore = pigbreeder.
>Colin Selby, UK
REPLY : FROM kEN IN cANADA.
We have something in our country which is a "brush-hook-cutter" which is
someone who clears brush (or bush). ?? Any good ?
Ken from Canada.
Kenneth van der Berg Joubert, C-11, Site I-2, RR 2, NANAIMO, BC. Canada
V9R 5K2. Telephone (250) 722-3185 (Fax (250) 722-7197 : Residential =
1492 Fiddick Crescent, Cedar-by-the-Sea, Vancouver Island, British
Canada (off the West Coast of Canada in the Pacific Ocean.)
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