- By Douglas Simonson

Pidgin to da Max

  • Title: Pidgin to da Max
  • Author: Douglas Simonson
  • ISBN: 9780935848410
  • Page: 205
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pidgin to da Max Upon publication twenty five years ago Pidgin To Da Max became a best seller and remains one today with over copies in print The sequel Pidgin To Da Max Hana Hou also became a best seller

    Upon publication twenty five years ago, Pidgin To Da Max became a best seller and remains one today, with over 200,000 copies in print The sequel, Pidgin To Da Max Hana Hou, also became a best seller The anniversary edition combines the words and illustrations in those two collections in a paperback format.

    1 thought on “Pidgin to da Max

    1. I guess I was looking for something more on the reference side and less on the humor side. If you just want a book to page through and get some laughs, you'll probably love this. If you want to learn something, not so much. There are running jokes, like the Samoan stuff you never want to say to Samoans 'cause they'll beat you up, haha, but you never find out what they MEAN, which makes the joke on the reader. Yay?I can see someone who speaks Hawaiian Pidgin loving this, reading through it going, [...]

    2. The first book in the comic-book-style series on Hawaiian pidgin. There's a second book, Pidgin to da Max Hana Hou! which is more of the same.

    3. Mainly bought this for reference for my own work. Was really meant to be funny rather than serious help with pidgin.

    4. I learned a lot of slang Hawaiian words. "Wow, da cah was goeen so fas', da buggah wen huli(Hoo lee)!" and that is how they would spell it out.

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