Seeking potential ‘alternatives’

  • Letters Premium
  • Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012

The phrase ‘lu-lagi, lu-lagi’ which means ‘you-again, you-again’ is a classic bahasa gaul phrase — an essentially colloquial Indonesian, raw, unapologetic and Hokkien-infused throwaway line of exasperation when referring to the names being tossed around as potential presidential candidates come 2014.

I LEARNT a new phrase last week: “Lu-lagi, lu-lagi” or “you-again, you-again”.

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