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Taiwanese Hank [PersonRank 1]

Wednesday, April 19, 2006
13 years ago3,637 views

Alas, the alternatives offered on the sidebar are, well, a bit lacking. My favorite is "Gugou" (古狗, "Ancient Dog") but "骨骼" (Bone/Skeleton) comes a close second.

jyudaan [PersonRank 0]

13 years ago #

Although the new Chinese name sounds odd, its meaning is rather beautiful.
In Chinese, it also means "song for celebrating a good harvest" (quite irrelevant to the original English name?) (found in Hong Kong news)

To make the case more strange, if one try to search the name in Chinese Google, say, www.google.com.hk, nothing returns.
But if search from Yahoo!, many relevant news will be found.

G. [PersonRank 1]

13 years ago #

I have attempted to make a translation of the flash song on chinasnippets.com/2006/04/20/g ... It's not great but it gets the gist, I hope at least.

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Well done G.

Support Freedom! [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

"Guge": Ancient word meaning "castrated".

Jay Amin [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Hold on, does "GuGe" mean "song for celebrating a good harvest" like jyudaan said, or is it "castrated" like Support said??

Homer Simpson [PersonRank 1]

13 years ago #

A castrated harvest worker, maybe?

D'oh!

Sergey and Larry [PersonRank 1]

13 years ago #

We object!

Our search engine in China is most definately NOT castrated. We resent any implication that we offer a service that in any way can be thought of as being "castrated" or emasculated in any way.

Googley yours,
Sergey and Larry

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