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Lekker! Oh, my! A lecher is near us, you say? No, I didn’t use C-H. Lekker uses a K. What did you mean? Was it *“Lick her” you said? And just who should I lick? Are you out of your head? NO! Lekker! It’s NICE. How gross can you get? Licking some person that you've never met! No, it’s just LEKKER. I didn’t say LICK. Well, good! I’m not licking some girl. That’s just sick. Am I hearing you right? Are you trying to say . . . *“like her”? Just who do you like anyway? Not “i” as in “like.” Is your head made of wood? It’s LEKKER, a word which simply means GOOD. Ok, cool your jets! You’ve gone red in the face. Why didn’t you tell me this in the first place?! * In American English, at least, if a person says "Lick 'er" or "Like 'er" it is meant as "lick her" or "like her" since we often omit the H sound of pronouns like him and her after a preceding consonant sound. For the Lekker Contest of Suzette Crous

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  1. Date: 9/3/2013 4:50:00 AM
    What a fine win. Lekker? I thought i heard liqueur and I ready to toast your win.

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 11:10:00 AM
    Hi Andrea--soup mail --Hugs

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 9:44:00 PM
    Hi Andrea, a wonderful winning poem. Congratulations... always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 3:06:00 PM
    I like "LICK HER" better!! I should have guessed. Might have written differently.

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 7:52:00 PM
    Just knew this would make the list !! Congratulations !!

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 7:22:00 PM
    Congratulations on a very fine win, Andrea! Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 7:17:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading it again, congrats Andrea

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 6:57:00 PM
    A unique interpretation of the contest. Really fun. Love, joyce

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 6:53:00 PM
    Interesting write, congrats on your win Andrea xxx

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 4:37:00 PM
    You MADE me laugh! This is so funny, Andrea! Congratulations on your top win! Ruben.

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 4:35:00 PM
    This made me laugh!! You created a clever take on Lekker!!! Great humor, Andrea!

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 4:25:00 PM
    Congrats on your great win...Sara

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 2:33:00 PM
    Congrats Andrea ......Seren

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 12:27:00 PM
    Congrats Andrea on your lekker poem. Nicely done. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 12:19:00 PM
    Andrea, I enjoyed the "lesson" back at me... lol... I am glad to learn from you. Congratulations on your 2nd place win in my LEKKER Contest. Love, Su

  1. Date: 2/28/2013 11:52:00 AM
    congrats on your win Andrea

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 12:22:00 PM
    LOL, enjoyed this fun write

  1. Date: 2/21/2013 4:00:00 PM
    Lekker, you say. Well have a nice day. I'm not confused or filled with dismay. The lekker the better, you know that it's true. Do you lek me, I lek you. :)

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 11:42:00 PM
    Mystery solved! I was wondering what all this Lekker was about! Great poem! I loved the way you tackled it! Made me smile! Andrea, you have read my work. You've commented on some of my haiku's. I simply can't forget it when a poetess of your repute pays a visit! :( I guess I'm not unforgettable...At least I can live vicariously through the song! ;) Lovely write!

  1. Date: 2/20/2013 11:41:00 PM
    Really interesting word etomology here Andrea I wonder if there is another source of input? There is somthing in the back of my mind." but then it could just be a splinter L O L!