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April 21, 2012

Dou Lel A Tuu Ra Policy (Take Lightly Policy)

By Santy Asanuma —-

“Dou lel a tuu er ngii” is used to describe a person when one takes no seriousness or commitment on an issue or work that he/she is undertaking. This expression is disappearing as banana trees are obviously not lining the street sides of Koror as it used to up to 1980’s. Banana leafs are very light and would sway on the slightest wind. And the fact that banana leafs easily wither (mo moualech el mo merat). Also most of the time they are not tended to and leaving them in a mess. These are the characters implied on a person when he/she does not perform up to the expectation.

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