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Dutch translation: snowman, heroin dealer

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05:11 Jul 26, 2001
English to Dutch translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: ixnay
ixnay on the hombre
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Dutch translation:snowman, heroin dealer
Explanation:
just pressing the convolutions a bit further:

ixnay being pig-latin for nix
nix being Latin for snow
snow on the man -> snowman
snowman slang for dope dealer (heroin)

how's that figure?
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Paul Adriaenssens
Local time: 10:31
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nasnowman, heroin dealerPaul Adriaenssens
naIxnay on the Hombre
Evert DELOOF-SYS


  

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Ixnay on the Hombre


Explanation:
Leave it be the weird title of an album by The Offspring.


This is what o.a. google returned:

The title:

Dexter says "Ixnay on the Hombre" means "f*** authority" or "f*** the man"
"Ixnay" is pig-latin for "nix"
"Hombre" means "man" in Spanish.
So, "Nix on the Man"? Maybe don't talk about man? Anyone got any better ideas?
Just wondering, why the ending of the one-word titles? I mean, The Offspring (ok, two words), Ignition, Smash, Ixnay on the Hombre - pick the one that doesn't fit the pattern - hard one there :)
If you aren't sick of my analyzation yet, maybe the non-english title is so it's not as obvious to the non-dedicated listeners? I feel like I'm analyzing a book for school - only this is much more interesting ;)


Evert DELOOF-SYS
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19 hrs
snowman, heroin dealer


Explanation:
just pressing the convolutions a bit further:

ixnay being pig-latin for nix
nix being Latin for snow
snow on the man -> snowman
snowman slang for dope dealer (heroin)

how's that figure?


    just freewheelin'
Paul Adriaenssens
Local time: 10:31
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