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Subject: Re: さるまた失敬
From: undrentide
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 04:50:39 GMT
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> I was watching 笑いの大学, a movie in which the phrase さるまた失敬 is repeated numerous times. Does anybody have an idea on what this means? Where did it come from, and why is it funny?

さるまた is a kind of Japanese underwears (pants) for men, though the word itself is not used nowadays.
It's a pun, これまた of これまた失敬 (oh, sorry for that!) plus さるまた.
I've watched the film, too, it was very good and so funny. :)

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