Not all those who wander are lost.

Kiwi Word of the Day #7 – Bach

Driving along the coast of the North Island, you’ll see numerous signs to the effect of “Bach for Sale.”  While I enjoy classical music, I had a feeling that the signs were not indicating the availability of CDs of the famed composer for purchase.  I consulted my favorite resource, an online Kiwi Dictionary for foreigners and sure enough Bach has nothing to do with music.

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Bach (pronounced ‘batch’): Kiwi slang for a modest, no-frills holiday home. Known as a “crib” on the South Island.

 

 

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