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Said Like A South African

  • You are totally outraged or surprised... jislaaik
  • You want to express how nice something is... lekker
  • You are not exactly sure how long you will be... now now
  • You will be a little longer than ‘now now’... just now
  • You want to say ‘what ever’... jawellnofine
  • You hurt yourself... eina
  • You need to respond but have nothing to add... izit?
  • You want to give your statement more effect... hey
  • You are not sure what to answer... ja, nee
  • You want to say everything is good and in order... sharp sharp
  • You want to express surprise or disbelief... eish!


Facts and information about South Africa

with thanks to "AWESOME SOUTH AFRICA"
A NEW Coffee Table Book packed full of information, colourful graphics and photographs, this entertaining and humorous compilation contains interesting facts and trivia about South Africa and its people.

If you are a South African this book is guaranteed to stir feeling of pride and belonging. If you are not, then it will leave you in awe and give you a comprehensive overview of this unique, crazy country.

BUY IT NOW for only R295 (free postage) at (or email

View sample pages on or email for more information.

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