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    Haunted by a little green monster

    Hi guys,

    First post here.

    I'm haunted by a particular word in an advertising for a contraseptic on SkyBSB.
    There is this little green monster/microorganism that says:
    'I'm gonna make some people /wa:/'
    The word that sounds like /wa:/ probably means vomiting but I can't find it in any dictionary.
    Is this slang for 'vomiting' or 'gag' ?

    Thanks in advance,
    Miner

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    Question Re: Haunted by a little green monster

    "I'm gonna make some people cry"?

    ~R

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    Re: Haunted by a little green monster

    Thx for the reply RonBee but no, definitly not 'cry'

    It really sounds like I wrote it using the phonetic symbols.

    A few sentences further it says 'I'm gonna give them diarrhea' so I thought that 'vomit' was a good guess.

    Spoken English is for us, foreigners, sometimes very difficult to follow when people are mumbling or speaking with an accent.

    I think I need someone who has actually seen the advertising on Sky television.

    Kind Regards,
    Miner

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    Re: Haunted by a little green monster

    What is the product name? Perhaps we can find the commercial online somewhere.

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    Re: Haunted by a little green monster

    I can't recall the name directly but hang on, tonight I go hunting for commercials

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    Re: Haunted by a little green monster

    Quote Originally Posted by Miner49'er View Post
    Hi guys,

    First post here.

    I'm haunted by a particular word in an advertising for a contraseptic on SkyBSB.
    There is this little green monster/microorganism that says:
    'I'm gonna make some people /wa:/'
    The word that sounds like /wa:/ probably means vomiting but I can't find it in any dictionary.
    Is this slang for 'vomiting' or 'gag' ?

    Thanks in advance,
    Miner
    Could be 'waah' which could mean cry out in pain. Incidentally when you say contraseptic, do you mean antiseptic or contraceptive?

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    Re: Haunted by a little green monster

    LOL

    Incidentally when you say contraseptic, do you mean antiseptic or contraceptive?
    Aaargh..... Antiseptic of course.

    Could be 'waah' which could mean cry out in pain.
    That makes sense, good enough an explanation for me.

    @ RonBee,
    Sorry, you were right from the beginning. It was my poor old brain that needed a bit more explanation.

    Thanks for the help guys.

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