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    A: Hey, bro. Howzit?

    B: I'm fine. Howz bayyou?
    The quoted is the dialogue via MSN.

    Q1: Howzit = How is it?

    Q2: bayyou=?


    Thanks!

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    Re: Internet Chatting Words

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    The quoted is the dialogue via MSN.

    Q1: Howzit = How is it?

    Q2: bayyou=?


    Thanks!
    How (is)about you?
    Last edited by SUDHKAMP; 16-Sep-2008 at 09:47.

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    Re: Internet Chatting Words

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    The quoted is the dialogue via MSN.

    Q1: Howzit = How is it?

    Q2: bayyou=?


    Thanks!
    Hi, daffodil!

    Q1: Yes! How is it (going)? = How are you?

    Q2: How's by you?
    I found the following online: "How's by you" is an American idiom, by way of New York Yiddish. As happens so often, it reached common usage via the comic and musical theater, and then the movies-- early movies anyway, such as the Marx Brothers. It's a little regional now, though, and dated. I'd call it a "Swing-Era" term.

    Cheers,
    Amigo



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    Smile Re: Internet Chatting Words

    SUDHKAMP & Amigo,

    Howz bayyou?

    Thank you for your replies. I got it.

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    Re: Internet Chatting Words

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    SUDHKAMP & Amigo,

    Howz bayyou? Everything is cool, Mama!!!!!

    Thank you for your replies. I got it.
    Hey, Fuji! Good to see you, lad! Drop me a line sometime!

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    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    Hey, Fuji! Good to see you, lad! Drop me a line sometime!
    Hey Amgio,

    Sure thing! Haha, funny!

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