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  1. Politik has earned a place in PNG Pidgin vocabulary with a totally different meaning. Derived from the English word politics, it is used loosely to refer to lies and empty promises as election campaign by candidates to lure votes.
    Politik= giaman_eng: lie/lies/conn)
    Politikman= pngpgn: man blong giaman. _eng: Chronic lier (male)
    Politikmeri= pngpgn: meri blong giaman_eng: chronic lier (female)

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