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- Subject: Re: Another look at the Hawaiian meaning of Lua
- From: tobias@...
- Date: Wed, 04 Mar 2009 01:15:41 +0100
Hm that got me thinking that the british have the word "loo" as slang
for the toilet.
So my guess is that it all comes down to pronounciation. And anything
Loo, Lua related
as in the meaning of toilet might be rather inspired by English.
Quoting Stefan Sandberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
As far as I know, 'lua' became slang for restroom in hawaii after
portuguese explorers used it to ask for the bathroom,
hinting at the carving of a crescent moon often decorating the door.