By Any Other Name?

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By Any Other Name?

Post by Kung-fu Hillbilly » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:29 am

Jakarta is refered to as The Big Durian, Bangkok The Big Mango, New York The Big Apple, Mexico The Big Taco and on it goes.

I don't recall Phnom Penh going by any other name. I put forward The Big Pot.
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Post by General Mackevili » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:33 am

The Green City.
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Re: By Any Other Name?

Post by Kung-fu Hillbilly » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:36 am

General Mackevili wrote:The Green City.
Is that because most everyone there is envious of everywhere else?
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Post by flying chicken » Mon Jun 23, 2014 11:09 am

Siem Reap: the city of charm. *puke*

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Post by General Mackevili » Mon Jun 23, 2014 11:22 am

Phnom Penh: Stuck between Bangkok and a hot place.
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Post by Kung-fu Hillbilly » Mon Jun 23, 2014 11:28 am

The Big Hot Mess
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Re: By Any Other Name?

Post by Kuroneko » Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:29 pm

The Big Prahok :D

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Re: By Any Other Name?

Post by frank lee bent » Mon Jun 23, 2014 1:20 pm

It was thought to be a superior place in colonial times.
I certainly find it preferable to Bangkok or Jakarta!
The air quality has suffered the past two years.
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Re: By Any Other Name?

Post by Rain Dog » Mon Jun 23, 2014 5:35 pm

Kung-fu Hillbilly wrote:Jakarta is refered to as The Big Durian, Bangkok The Big Mango, New York The Big Apple, Mexico The Big Taco and on it goes.

I don't recall Phnom Penh going by any other name. I put forward The Big Pot.
Was once called "The Paris of Asia" I believe. Now I would go for the "Big Coconut"
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Re: By Any Other Name?

Post by Soi Dog » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:02 pm

The Big Nipple.
The Big Sticky.
The Detroit of the East.
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