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Member since 22 Dec 2010
Member from Napier
Wogs. I'm quite surprised your allowed to use the name. As far as I'm aware it is banned in most countries. Anything Black such as Golliwogs, is banned. If your not aware of the initials it stands for Wily Old Gentleman. A derogative used by my countrymen to describe Arabs, and anyone of a Non-British ilk. I find your name offensive.
Member since 22 Oct 2006
Member from Christchurch CBD
This Thursdays Walk for our A Slice Of Heritage Walks @ 930am for 45 minutes is an interesting hidden gem in Avonhead. "The Hawthornden Mansion. We commence our walk in Avonhead Park CARPARK off Hawthornden Road and I am looking forward to my first visit in 14 years of Heritage walking to this home at the invitation of its owners.It will be my 1812th Walk.After the walk we are coffeeing @ CAFE EURO.
Member since 23 Mar 2010
Member from Shirley
Gerald -How do you know that Wogs doesn.t stand for WISE OLD GIRLS?
Member since 21 Jan 2010
Hi just had a txt from Gordon and Audrey. They are both ok.3 of them had coffee this morning at donut king in Erina. I think that is bev,s locally shopping area. Cheers.
Bunnyhop. We miss you.!All our love.
Wogs, Desi said to me to start running as I said Whingeing Old Gits
Dr L-you,ll be reprimanded for using another derogativefrom "Gerald,s"country used to describe many of his ilk!!!!
Desi has told me off saying I should have used the correct" W".Witty Old ..... And we who know and love your wit should have remembered that.grovel grovel
Hello Wogs. Wow! How unfortunate to have that name. Tell your friend Floosie -no thanks. And I might add i have been in this country 47 years.Hori and Pakeha are both derogatory. As are Spick,Spud,N***** and others.But if that's your name so be it.
Member since 28 Aug 2008
Gerald, my Dad's nickname was Hori - and that was placed on him by a Maori, a fellow soldier - incidently a forebear of Hone Hawawira, in Whangarei. It was an affectionate term and I guess partly because he used to go so brown in the summer and had a really good relationship with Maori up there. My Dad came from Devonshire and Irish stock, so no Maori in him. As I said in my note to you - lighten up!
Dr L and Desi -awwwhhh shucks You say the nicest things
Dearest Floosie.If I got any lighter I'd float away.Just let us have a truce.I use my own name mainly because I don't like to hide behind an alias.Youvé got a nice name, so why Floosie? That''s a derogatory name.Then again I suppose if you really become close with a friend, the nickname doesn't matter.I never minded been called a Pom, because I was born in England. I have lived in Napier since I was thirty.I love the place, just as I love New Zealand. I have lived here longer than my time in England.Could you not call yourself- Gorgeous, or '' Comeanngetmeguys''.Only joking.So who was the other person I offended. Do Tell.
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