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Mr and Ms White in pictures – ‘Music and Cash’

Mr White is hanging in Bali and counting, how many times per day a Balinese can lie to a bule. It depends on location, he says. So far, Ubud is a winner, asking about 4 times of a price that is usually asked from locals. It is a privilege, Mr White speaks a bit Indonesian. Although it seems, sometimes he doesn’t understand his own language anymore: ‘tendolaa’ is a big brother of ‘uandolaa’…

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Translation:

Indonesia ada banyak hal musik – ada karimba  –  Indonesia has many musical instruments, there’s karimba…

Ada angklung – there’s angklung…

Sudah tahu itu, tapi apa yang… – I already know that, but what is…

Mungkin harganya   –  Maybe the price…

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Mr and Ms White in pictures – ‘Do you like m*e?’

A real sitcom happened with my friend. But guess what would have happened if he would have replied ‘No’. Personally, I don’t like mie an all, it is junk of all junks.

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Translation:

Apa? Apakah aku suka kamu atau sushi?! – What? Do I like you or sushi?!

Bukan. Aku Tanya:… – No. I ask(ed)…

Mie – Fast noodles in Indonesia. Pronounced Me. But Indonesia doesn’t use the word ‘noodles’, so the question sounds exactly like this: “do you like me?”

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