JAKARTA, Berberita.com - Many musicians in the world who ask, what is Om Telolet Om? What does Om Telolet Om means?
The sentence "Om Telolet Om" come from two words, om and telolet. Om means uncle in Indonesian language and telolet is one of kinds of hooter bus in Indonesia.
Kids in Indonesia called it "telolet". Usually, they stand on the pedestrian, waiting for the bus to pass by while preparing their phone camera to catch the telolet sounds.
So, telolet means the honk sounds of Indonesian buses. Kids called the bus driver "Om" which means uncle. Sometimes, they called the driver bus "Pak" wich means "Sir".
But, words "om" more famous than words "sir". Their activities became a hot issue in Indonesia, even the world, after be Worldwide Trends in Twitter.
Literally, Om Telolet Om means, "Uncle, honk your horn, uncle." It's also means "Sir, honk your horn, sir."
The first history of Om Telolet Om comes from Jepara Regency, Central Java Province, Indonesia. Jepara's Kids would stand on the pedestrian, waiting for the bus to pass by while preparing their gadget camera to catch the honk sound of bus which sounded "telolet".
They called the driver bus, "Om Telolet Om" that means, "uncle, honk your horn, uncle." Then, they uploaded the videos to social media, such as Facebook, Youtube, etc.
This phenomenon spreads to many regions in Indonesia, from Jepara, Central Java, East Java, Yogyakarta, till Jakarta. This phenomenon became hot issue in the world, after entered trending topic "Worldwide Trends" in Twitter.