Even though the people on this forum probably won't understand these, other than the few fellow South African's, I just couldn't resist
People talk about robots when they really mean traffic lights.
You find out there's nothing to watch on TV or it's broadcasting in 11
different official languages.
You see a traffic circle even though the road is only 3 metres wide.
There's kingklip on every restaurant menu.
The waiter snatches your plate the instant your knife and fork are
When the road narrows, the guy to the rear of you has right of way.
Votes have to be recounted until the right party wins.
You don't stop at a red rob.... traffic light, in case somebody
hijacks your car.
A shop clerk makes you feel as if he/she is doing you a favour by
letting you buy from their shop.
You save up for months to buy a video machine for someone to steal.
You pay 3 times the value for the above mentioned video machine.
You call a trunk a “boot”
You call an elevator a “lift”
You call a hood a “bonnet”
You call a Barbeque a “Braai"
You call a bathing suit a “swimming costume”.
You know the rules of Rugby better than any referee.
You can do your monthly shopping on the pavement.
You know what Rooibos Tea is, even if you’ve never had any.
“Now now” or “just now” can mean anything from a minute to a month.
You know someone who knows someone who has met Nelson Mandela.
Travelling at 120 km/h you’re the slowest vehicle on the highway/freeway.
The employees dance in front of the building to show how unhappy they are.
You go to braais regularly, where you eat boerewors and swim, sometimes simultaneously.
You can sing your national anthem in four languages, and you have no idea what it means in any of them.