Learning Safari Language

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  1. Diamondhitch

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    Yup, just like agent double aught seven... :hmmmer:
     
  2. Breaker Morant

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    Our (my wife and I's) favorite saying by our guide was "I am about to have a sense of humor failure" said, when things didn't go right.
     
  3. observe

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    A common positive Afrikaans remark

    'Bakgat!' after a good shot/meal/experience ect. [loud gggg....] [a compliment after something good or well done,]
    or in a greeting 'how are you?'-BAKGAT [=fine,very good,nice!]

    or the opposite [a common negative remark,expressing disappointment]

    'Gatvol' [ggg...]= I'm gatvol [fed-up] with this,[I don't want to do this anymore,]


    'lekker'= nice,sweet,ok,tasty,good,enjoyable [depends on the context]
    this food,or 'braai' [barbecue] is lekker
    the holiday,trip,experience was 'lekker'
     
  4. Patrick R

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    yes, i bet!!:eyebrow:
     
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    This is a great thread Wayne! I enjoy this and like to see what the members comes up with!

    Which one came first, the chicken or the egg? Or is a Zebra white with black stripes or black with white stripes?

    Regards,
     
  6. Patrick R

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    Come on!!, it is quite easy!!

    Zebra female - Black on white stripes
    Zebra Male - White on black stripes

    We all know this!! :crazylol:
     
  7. Pawprint Safaris

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  8. DOC-404

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    ..and if you hunt with me, sooner or later, you will hear 'koeksister', 'bobotie', 'kak skoot tjom', 'moertoe', 'vellies', 'fokken slang', 'jy's 'n yster Boet', 'vat hom fluffy', 'papnsous', 'houtkop', 'Silas..bliksem daai Ingelsman wat so snork met 'n skoen', 'hierriebakkievattikakkie' and 'hierdie ou sal nie 'n koei op die gat kan raakslaan met 'n banjo nie' ..

    :biggrin2:
     
  9. Loodt

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    Another is "Braai Broodjie" meaning a sandwich filled with tomato, cheese, onions and chutney. Toasted on wooden coles and served with a braai/barbeque dinner/lunch. Who ever tasted this? My personal favorite!! braai-broodjies-sm.jpg IMG_3636.jpg
     
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    Fok,doc klink soos kak van die duiwel,ek hoop net die bose geeste slag die bokke mooi.
     
  11. billc

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    Well I need to know when my ph is saying.Wow that is big shoot it now and dinner is ready come and get it.Not sure if some of these words in the post would just get me in trouble.
     
  12. DOC-404

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    '..bliksem, daai ding is groot, shiet hom nou..'

    and

    '..jou kos is reg, jy moet kom eet..'
     
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    Thanks doc I will start learning those to start.I dont ever want to be called late for dinner.
     
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    Screw the food, where is that big bok?
     
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    OK, that almost made me piss myself laughing. Damn.

    Especially the banjo comment.
     
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    "Klippies and Coke" The first lesson in PH school.
     
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    I figured the eyes of the PH will tell me how big the buck is just dont now if there really hungry they may hold out on me.Since you almost pissed yourself that must be a good one or bad depending I guess.
     
  18. Diamondhitch

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    'cake sister', 'top botie', 'shit lap buddy "," hell ", veldskoene", "f'ing snake', 'you are an iron Brother', 'take him Fluffy', 'papn sauce', 'wooden head ',' Silas .. bastard Englishman those who snore so with a shoe ',' This Truck is shit thank you "and" this guy will not have a cow on the ass can get hit with a banjo no

    Im sure something is lost in google translate!

    BTW... Take him fluffy!!! LOL
     
  19. Diamondhitch

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    This one certainly has lost something??? LOL

    doc sounds like shit of the devil, I just hope the demons kill the goats nicely.
     
  20. Diamondhitch

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    These I understand,sort of.

    bastard, that thing is huge, shoot him now ..

    and

    ".. your food is right, you should come eat ..
     

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