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ONO GAF: Malang’s man of steel

  • Duncan Graham


Malang | Mon, April 2 2012 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM Not all foreign words that migrate into Indonesian stay intact. Sosialisasi now means community education, while “unfollow” demonstrates logic, if not authenticity.

Now consider artis, a word that has morphed into anybody with celebrity status, whether their talent is barren or fertile.

This story is about a real artist and will hopefully restore some luster to the term. The titl...