janilye - 7th generation, Convict stock. Born in New South Wales now living in Victoria, carrying, with pride 'The Birthstain'.
I don't know if I could resist big knees and a nose flute
did you say airsheeeeer to a Scot Jani
Indeed I did several years ago at uni.to a visiting Scottish lecturer. He let fly at me with invective in a very broad Scottish accent of which only two words I managed to understand "ignorant Australian" I retaliated, of course, with "You can't intimidate me, even if you lose the trousers and paint your face blue" I then noticed his face was in fact turning blue and made a hasty exit.
the Maori alphabet is - A E H I K M N Ng O P R T U W Wh
The place name above has gained a measure of fame as it is the longest place-name found in any English-speaking country and it is the second longest place-name in the world
The name is often shortened to Taumata by the locals for ease of conversation
AND NOW, because you asked :) ...
here is someone pronouncing the word Taumata - turn your speakers up ...
Very good ng. Shame nobody will ever hear me pronounce Mamungkukumpurangkuntjunya
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