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Re: Ma cher amio

Posted by Marcus on December 30, 2000

In Reply to: Re: Ma cher amio posted by Bob on December 28, 2000

: : : I want to find out what the phrase "Tonight I'm gonna see my machez a mio" means. I think it means, "My best friend, but I am not sure. Help!

: : ma is french for my
: : cher is french for dear
: : mio and amio both came up a blank in French and Spanish dictionaires. Amicus is a latin adjective meaning friendly.

: : Goodbye, Joe, me gotta go, me oh my oh.
: : Me gotta go, pole the pirogue down the bayou.
: : My Yvonne, the sweetest one, me oh my oh.
: : Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou.

: : Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and fillet gumbo
: : 'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio.
: : Pick guitar, fill fruit jar and be gayo,
: : Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou.

: Yes... but it should be spelled file gumbo. File (with an accent over the e, pronounced fee-lay) is a spice, indispensible to good gumbo.

: me thinks it could be coonass for my girl friend, using bastardized slang French and Spanish; mi cheri and amigo.