Re: Actua 2100

From: Ian Gibson (
Date: Mon Feb 12 1996 - 03:41:50 EET

>>what "Actua" is supposed to mean?
>Its an old southern term meaning act youall.
>In other words GET BUSY, Get involved, DO SOMETHING.
>Californians can't speak southern.
>Happy to translate!
I disagree. It is a derivation of Hong Kong Cantonese - Act 2 aa (in order
to balance the word soundings an optional aa is often put at the end of
In other words - 2nd generation RP.

Dr Ian Gibson
Dept. Mechanical Engg.
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

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Remember, as my Grandmother used to say, "Sit still and behave yourself!".
She was full of wisdom, my Grandmother.

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