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pebbleInDaPacific
10-03-2008, 07:35 AM
Ok, so I was surfing through MGM's site on E-Bay and while I was on there, I did a search for UKE and among the many Ukulele items on sale, one was for a shirt with characters in Japanese which the seller says "UKE". Well, I was thinking, cool! and was thinking about buying it and wearing it when I make a video. My gut told me to check and make sure that this actually means what I thought it meant, especially in another language. Well, on Wikipedia, this is what it says when you search "UKE in Japanese"

Uke (manga); a manga/anime term for a submissive partner in a homosexual relationship.


So needless to say, I didn't buy the shirt. No offense to anyone, this is just an fyi. :D

deach
10-03-2008, 07:38 AM
Can I have a link to that shirt? um, it's for a friend. yeah.

seeso
10-03-2008, 07:41 AM
In Hawaiian, I think "ook" is slang for something other than ukulele. I think that's why you hear Aldrine pronounce it "yook," but pronounces ukulele, "oo kuh le le."

Can anyone tell me what "ook" is slang for?

pebbleInDaPacific
10-03-2008, 07:44 AM
haha, here it is Deach.

search the item #: 400000630821

deach
10-03-2008, 07:47 AM
This should be the deach shirt

http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1302/4819541/11668864/337135697.jpg

seeso
10-03-2008, 07:48 AM
Can I have a link to that shirt? um, it's for a friend. yeah.

I hope it's for me, you sexy beast.

http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=52&pictureid=316

deach
10-03-2008, 07:50 AM
I hope it's for me, you sexy beast.



Oh you'll know!

russ_buss
10-03-2008, 07:51 AM
This should be the deach shirt

http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL1302/4819541/11668864/337135697.jpg

i hart deach in more ways than one! meow!

thejumpingflea
10-03-2008, 08:23 AM
Oh you'll know!

I'm surprised you'd actually wear a shirt.

Or do you just put it on so you can take it off? ;)

deach
10-03-2008, 08:34 AM
I'm surprised you'd actually wear a shirt.

Or do you just put it on so you can take it off? ;)

So true........

rayan
10-03-2008, 08:41 AM
Uke (manga); a manga/anime term for a submissive partner in a homosexual relationship.


So needless to say, I didn't buy the shirt. No offense to anyone, this is just an fyi. :D

in Japanese, uke is actually pronounced, "ooh Kay"

that is funny though

Howlin Hobbit
10-03-2008, 10:01 AM
In Hawaiian, I think "ook" is slang for something other than ukulele. I think that's why you hear Aldrine pronounce it "yook," but pronounces ukulele, "oo kuh le le."

Can anyone tell me what "ook" is slang for?

There's lots of Hawaiian folk on this board who can correct me if I'm wrong, but according to the Hawaiian folk I know here in Seattle it's slang for bosoms.

They could just be yanking my chain, of course, and I wouldn't know the difference.

sukie
10-03-2008, 10:51 AM
http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=52&pictureid=316

Can I just say I can't listen to Aldrine's "Red and Silky" anymore without the visual? I'm sure that's not quite the image he had when he wrote the song.

Sorry to go OT.

rayan
10-03-2008, 10:55 AM
http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=52&pictureid=316

Can I just say I can't listen to Aldrine's "Red and Silky" anymore without the visual? I'm sure that's not quite the image he had when he wrote the song.

Sorry to go OT.

:biglaugh: That picture still gets me everytime.

CenizaT&K-01
10-03-2008, 12:11 PM
:biglaugh: That picture still gets me everytime.

what in the heck have i missed...and why in god's name is he wearing that....:confused:

Kanaka916
10-03-2008, 12:22 PM
Yea brah, deach is UU's sex symbol . . .

deach
10-03-2008, 01:15 PM
what in the heck have i missed...and why in god's name is he wearing that....:confused:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JL4-Evsw8YY