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    Nickname of Countries?

    I am looking for the "nickname" of Indonesia or do you call that nickname"?

    What do you call this? Say "The land of the morning calm" for Korea... and "The Pearl of the Orient" for the Philippines???

    Please help, urgent!!!



    P.S. If you know what it is for Indonesia could you also please indicate it here.

    Thank you!!!


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    Re: Nickname of Countries?

    Try chatting on yahoo in the rooms of respective countries. They will certainly be knowing that.

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    Re: Nickname of Countries?

    Quote Originally Posted by youralibaba View Post
    Try chatting on yahoo in the rooms of respective countries. They will certainly be knowing that.
    I'm afraid I don't have time to do that. I'm doing another thing here. I hope somebody could be so kind to help me out here...

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    Re: Nickname of Countries?

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    I am looking for the "nickname" of Indonesia or do you call that nickname"?

    What do you call this? Say "The land of the morning calm" for Korea... and "The Pearl of the Orient" for the Philippines???

    Please help, urgent!!!



    P.S. If you know what it is for Indonesia could you also please indicate it here.

    Thank you!!!
    I've never heard of a nickname for Indonesia.
    We call it "our large neighbour to the north" or "our nearest Asian neighbour" - nothing more poetic than that, I'm afraid.

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    Re: Nickname of Countries?

    The Pearl of the Orient" for the Philippines???
    I thought that's for Penang.
    Malaysia / Penang

    No, I have not heard of a nickname for our neighbour, Indon, either. Or is Indon considered one?
    not a teacher

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