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    Stuffy-guy - This word is used by the folks in Mejis. It means scarecrow. They have an important role at the end of the year when Fin de ano is celebrated. The people paint the hands of these stuffy-guys red and burn them on bonfires.

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    I understand the concept of stuffy guys. Even burning them. But why the red hands?
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    I think it might have been to symbolize blood. Just a guess though.



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    If I remember well it symbolized the sins of the folks. I am not sure. I will try to find it in W&G.

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    In English idiom, "Red-Handed" means guilty.

    A-ha! Caught you red-handed!
    "The video game says 'Play me.'
    Face it on a level, but it takes you every time on a one on one.
    Feeling running down your spine...
    Nothing gonna save your one last dime,
    'cause it owns you
    through and through!"

    - "Who Made Who?"



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