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There are some of them [the Javanese] who go I Cant Look Away - Trevor Rabin - Cant Look Away into Various - Amuck streets, and kill as many persons as they meet.
These are Various - Amuck Amuco. Because it was thought an evil spirit caused this, rather than the person doing it of their own free will, punishments for someone who ran amok and survived were typically light or even non-existent, with the person sometimes getting off scot-free.
However, usually the person would be killed while running amok and some speculate this was generally the point of doing this as people who ran amok were and are often those who suddenly experience great trauma in their life, like the death of several loved ones or the loss of the ability to provide for themselves or their family.
That makes sense! So you can imagine my confusion when I started seeing other English educated people from other parts of the world using the same word. Great article btw! Very informative and well written. Keep them coming! Good article!
Just a small linguistic note. I think this is thought-provoking. To run amock, is really based on Filipino language, nag-aamok, it means asking for a fight. I could picture it for a person without a shirt holding a bolo and angrily shouting. Your email address will not be published. Enjoy this article? Articles Language. Daven Hiskey February 7, pm. Yer Pal: And where is that? ErieO February 8, am.
Tilly March 5, am. Cynic April 20, am. Khall July 6, am. Amuk is Filipino. Related to the Jurimundos. Not Malay. Rosa Robles April 27, am. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your Various - Amuck address will not be published.
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