Shanghainese #30: MONEY MONEY MONEY!

July 31, 2009, 05:47 PM posted in General Discussion

Learn how to say Money in Shanghainese!  COOL!

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August 01, 2009, 08:26 AM

Pei pei (the shanghainese slang for money) sounds almost exactly like an old french slang for money : pépètes or pépettes (pronounced like "pei pei te") derived from the french word for gold nuggets.

Glossary of Colloquial and Popular French for the Use of English Readers (page 283)