Lome, Togo West Africa
Friday, June 22, 2007
Way too much thinking for a Hobo. I really like to hide in the Hobo mystic and behind a boxcar… or as Eric likes to hear, I like to hide in plain site. However, we at the china-marbles.info site are trying to create an areas to log in and create Hobo biography page, and we want people to choose Hobo Names. I was trying to explain to the India techie and this takes a left turn more than right turn, and this is way too much thinking for me, Andy, a.k.a. Hobo.
What is a Hobo?
What is a Hobo, this word is,
- Made in the USA -
A who could understand an American?
Not easy to translate, difficult to understand and if you want to explain to a techie in India, maybe could takes time to understand. The culture of Hoboes, the feeling and the concepts of Hoboes sometimes takes a left turn when a person should be turning right.
Hoboes had names, they took Nicknames, they took Monikers, I think many hide behind the name. I hide behind,
- Andy china-marbles.info - or
- Andy of china-marbles.info - maybe
- Andy the china-marbles.info. -
If you was a Bank Manager and lost your job, then became a Hobo, Bum, Tramp, ran off and deserted the wife, maybe best to use a different name, hide, escape….
Well, if you are German, French, Arabic, Chinese, then you know, to understand slang, jargon and colloquial phrases could take a life, and maybe you have to marry the girl to understand the words of a culture.
This excellent site explains by example what a Hobo Name is, and gives some great images to further explain.
Hobo, Togo, Hobo Names,
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