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Old 08-13-2009, 08:10 PM   #1
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I have heard a couple of times young people yelling "Marco" and "Polo" back and forth at each other. Where is this coming from? Does it mean anything?

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Rapper/Producer called Marco polo
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Rapper/Producer called Marco polo



Could be soemthing else- but this guy is really popular.

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Old 08-13-2009, 08:24 PM   #3
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Maybe they were playing Marco Polo? We used to play that back in the late 1950's and early 1960's...
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I heard the word "sick" the other day. Apparently it means "sweet" that used to mean "cool" that once was "groovy".

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That's a game played in a swimming pool. The person who's "IT" has to keep their eyes closed. They yell "Marco" and others in the pool respond "POLO." The person who's "IT" must tag someone using sound to locate them.
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Guess Im not so old..
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Marco Polo is far from a new generation game. Martha, I suppose there weren't a lot of back yard pools up in N Minn when you were growing up, eh?
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Marco Polo is far from a new generation game. Martha, I suppose there weren't a lot of back yard pools up in N Minn when you were growing up, eh?
Minnesota is full of pools. Just the pools are so big you probably couldn't hear the Marco.
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I don't like it when people fart in a pool.
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I don't like it when people fart in a pool.

Just use a hot tub. You cant tell. Specially when the wine is flowing...
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Marco Polo is far from a new generation game. Martha, I suppose there weren't a lot of back yard pools up in N Minn when you were growing up, eh?
I never thought of that. That was a pool game was I was pre-teen. About the same time we played kick-the-can and mother-may-I in the street.

I take it these kids that Martha was quoting are not exactly hipsters?

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I have heard a couple of times young people yelling "Marco" and "Polo" back and forth at each other. Where is this coming from? Does it mean anything?
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The act of trying to locate your own misplaced cell phone by calling yourself [from another phone].
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The act of trying to locate your own misplaced cell phone by calling yourself [from another phone].
Umm... I have never done that..... nope.

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Maybe the original source is the pool game you guys are talking about. Sort of like tag as you folks suggest. The young people were yelling back and forth just on the street. Acknowledging your friends? And yes, there aren't outdoor pools around here and I never was even in a pool until a few years ago.
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See, that's why I keep the landline.

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Just use a hot tub. You cant tell.
If you can't tell, perhaps it means you need to clean the water in the hot tub more often.
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Just use a hot tub. You cant tell. Specially when the wine is flowing...
Does wine dull your sense of smell?
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freebird....that video is a rip snorter! Of course I had to get over the creeped out feeling of that moon...........
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