Lessons In South African Slang, Love Your Language!

Thought this was fun, some lessons in South African slang for my friends of far, enjoy:

braai barbeque
howzit? hey, what’s up?
bru bro
china mate
lekker delicious
chips fries
plasters bandaids
bakkies trucks
tekkies tennis shoes
boot trunk
lift elevator
pudding dessert
prawns shrimp
lead extension cord
pants trousers

robot traffic light
just now sometime in the near future
now now now, relatively speaking
hectic insane, like inception insane

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