The Fees Must Fall protests had dire consequences for café employee Eddie at the University of Cape .
The Usuzwile Mkhozi crew has always insisted that English ha'etshwane le sekgowa.
Top 10 English words only black South Africans know the proper meaning of:
Real meaning: Very pleasing
Black meaning: 340ml soft drink can;
9. Cold drink (pronounced coldrink)
Real meaning: Opposite of hot drink
Black meaning: Any soft drink, especially Coke;
8. Scuff tin
Real meaning: Scuff - Mark resulting from scraping; Tin - can
Black meaning: Lunch box;
7. Ball pen (pronounced bolpen)
Real meaning: Ball point pen
Black meaning: Any pen;
6. I'm sure (pronounced Amsho)
Real meaning: I'm certain
Black meaning: Maybe;
5. Gym Dress (pronounced jimdress)
Real meaning: Gym - gymnasium; Dress - Women's clothing
Black meaning: Girls' school dress or uniform;
4. Double up (pronounced Dablap)
Real meaning: Twice as much in size
Black meaning: Short cut;
3. Straight Back
Real meaning: Extending continuously in a backwards direction without curving
Black meaning: Corn rows;
Real meaning: Calm down
Black meaning: Chemical hair straightening;
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Real meaning: Cause to move back by force or influence
Black meaning: Very popular hairstyle where hair is combed away from face.
Lifetime award winners:
Real Meaning - Process of growing
Black Meaning - The natural hair when your hair hasn't been relaxed in a long time
Real meaning - Lacking sight
Black meaning - Very bad as in "real bad", and can also be understood to mean very good, or sharp!