Sayings you grow up with in an African household.


. Olodo. Now we all know what odo means, it means zero, so olodo is the owner of zero. This is reserved for end of term when results are brought home and you have performed below expectation. It is also used when you do not seem to be grasping things fast enough.

Those children that got high scores do they have two heads ? Of course the answer is ‘No’ so if you say so, you will be punished because you have one head just like those other children and if you should say yes, that they have two heads, you will be seriously dealt with for telling a lie, so either way, you are doomed.

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