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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

The Editor
Friday, November 03, 2017

HOW about this for early morning amusement?

I remember, when I was transferred to Nadi airport, there were many stories about a grog place called "Tao", a contributor tells Beachcomber.

I was curious.

It was around late '80s and early '90s that the place existed.

When I got there it had closed down.

In the iTaukei vernacular "tao" means stuck.

After finishing a shift, the workers would go there and have a basin of grog and couldn't leave because of the fun.

And they would get stuck there — hence the name Tao.

Many life long partnerships were forged there. And many life long partnerships also ended there.








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