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German translation: rumrotzend

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English term or phrase:loogie hocking
German translation:rumrotzend
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13:18 Nov 13, 2000
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English term or phrase: giant loogie-hocking bats
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Chritzie
Germany
Local time: 02:05
not for the squeamish
Explanation:
"But such small emotions die quickly in the grandeur of the Hangy Wangy. Baba stands below the aluminum roof, waiting for the last group of shoppers to go to their cars. Then, with one mighty effort, he hawks mouth saliva onto the ceiling. It is a great dripping loogie, one that looks very much like a Chesapeake Bay oyster."
"Hawk" is a variant of "hock", which means to spit or to clear the throat before spitting. A loogie is a mass of saliva, or more often saliva and phlegm.
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xxxJon Zuber
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nanot for the squeamishxxxJon Zuber
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naFollow-up - Riesige, absurdes Zeug redende Fledermäuseprofile removed
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4 hrs
MORE context needed


Explanation:
As far as I can tell, "loogie-hocking" is an expression that has something to do with rap music (related to some band or something). I found only 3 references on the Internet for "loogie-hocking", but they were not really all that helpful, except for the fact that I found out that it is some way of describing fans and the way they react to a certain kind of rap group or rap music.

It is therefore safe to assume that there will be no German translation.

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4 hrs
Follow-up - Riesige, absurdes Zeug redende Fledermäuse


Explanation:
Mommy, what's a Loogie?

Well kids, it's an unlikely group of individuals, and I mean individuals, who get together to discuss everything absurd and obvious in the world then, they put their twisted perspective on it, write an outrageous dialogue and play with it until it comes out frighteningly funny. That's Loogie.

(Found on the Internet).

"To hock" means to pawn or trade, so your giant bats (probably in some video game) are bats that engage in absurd talk. (Riesige, absurdes Zeug redende Fledermäuse)

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4 hrs
Hock-a-Loogie


Explanation:
This is some kind of video game (Beavis & Butthead, etc.); there are not too many German entries on the Net, but the name of the game is not translated into German.

So, depending on your context, you could also say "Riesige, Hock-a-Loogie spielende Fledermäuse"

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20 hrs
not for the squeamish


Explanation:
"But such small emotions die quickly in the grandeur of the Hangy Wangy. Baba stands below the aluminum roof, waiting for the last group of shoppers to go to their cars. Then, with one mighty effort, he hawks mouth saliva onto the ceiling. It is a great dripping loogie, one that looks very much like a Chesapeake Bay oyster."
"Hawk" is a variant of "hock", which means to spit or to clear the throat before spitting. A loogie is a mass of saliva, or more often saliva and phlegm.


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