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Mr and Mr White in pictures – ‘A Show Tonight’

A ‘problem’ that is usually considered as a ‘British problem’, where one word can have many totally different meanings, is also known in many other languages. So, if you missed a traditional ketoprak show, you can still wear some strange cloths while eating… ketoprak.

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Translation:

Jangan lupa, ada ketoprak malam ini  –  Don’t forget, (we’ll) have ketoprak (for) tonight

Hm, apa yang bisa aku pakai  –  Hm, what should I wear (then)

Ini sayuran aja, bukan teater… tapi kalau mau…  –  It’s just a salad, not a theatre (show)… but if you want…

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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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