You know you’re South African when…
Published on October 25th, 2011
- You know someone who knows someone who’s met Nelson Mandela.
- More people vote in a local reality T.V show than in a local election.
- You know people called Wednesday, Blessing, Nation, Pencil, Welcome and Fence.
- You understand that ‘just now’ can mean anything between a few minutes and a few months.
- Toll fees and speeding fines cost you more on your trip to Durban than your actual holiday there.
- You can sing the National Anthem in four different languages but you don’t understand any of them.
- Traveling at 120km/h, you’re the slowest vehicle on the high/freeway.
- You enjoy eating braaivleis and swimming, sometimes simultaneously.
- You remain stationary once the robot has changed green to make way for taxi’s traveling in the opposite direction.
- You know that a robot is a traffic light, a tap is a faucet, a cookie is a cupcake, a cupboard is a closet and a pavement is a sidewalk.
- You see ad’s for the T.V program you’ve just finished watching.
- Prisoners go on strike.
- Workers learn to dance outside their building (toi-toi).
- You know what rooibos tea is, even if you haven’t tasted it.
- You know the rules of rugby better than any other referee.
- You accidentally pull out a R100 note when a traffic cop asks to see your driver’s license.
This was intended to make you smile a little and remind you that we stay in an awesome country!