Drawing from 11 official languages, South Africa’s slang reflects the country’s rich – and unique – diversity.
LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE: CLICK FOR THE SOUTH AFRICAN’S JOKE OF THE DAY
Here’s how to better understand the locals when on your next visit to Mzansi.
Diski: Football in township slang.
Example: “I love diski. I watch as many games as I can.”
WHO SAID THAT | THE SOUTH AFRICAN QUOTE OF THE DAY
This week’s words of the day:
Monday, 21 November – Babbalas
Tuesday, 22 November
Wednesday, 23 November
Thursday, 24 November
Friday, 25 November
Do you have a favourite South African word that you’d like to share?