||"Is that so", or sometimes abbreviated to
"eh". This generally follows any statement made by someone else.
||Also, e.g. I am going . . . as well.
||Some time soon, but no-one seems to know, or care when.
e.g. We are going just now.
||Brother, not neccessarily family. (Pronounced
"Broor" but RRRoll those R's!)
||Yes (Ja, broer)
||"How are you?", or actually it derives from
"How is it?"
||A traffic light!
||The prevailing wind in the summer, also known as the Cape
||Local homeless, who given half the chance will send a
wailing echo from between their two or three remaining teeth referring to your mothers
genitalia: "Jou ma se poes!"
||Also a beer
||Americas lusty lively beer???
||A piece of dry spiced raw meat. Doesn't sound too good but
goes down well with a castle whilst watching rugby or cricket at Newlands.
||Type of barecuda fish that is sold everywhere by the local
||Lobster also known as crayfish.
||Abelone. If you've never eaten this shellfish then you are
really missing something.
||A thick type of sausage which is actually made from the
intestines of an animal and stuffed with spicey minced meat, yum!
||Boerewors that has hung out to dry.
||An open fire made with heaps of wood which, after many
social hours and many castles, lions and black labels turns to coal which you can cook
anything on: snoek, kreef, perlemoen, boerewors, steaks etc...
||Sometimes just known as a pot. A large black steel pot
gets placed on the coals of a fire and a meal is slowly brewed. The varieties of dishes
are endless and the flavours are out of this world.
||Something sweet for afterwards. I suppose the best
description would be a twisted, gooey, sticky . . . . . (There isn't actually a word for
it - just give it a try)
||A hard, thick, chuncky biscuit that looks more like an old
piece of bread. This gets dunked in your coffee in the morning.
||People who ride paddle ski's.
||Boogie boards, really good for getting your car unstuck
when caught in thick sand.
||Eski / Chilly bin ... to keep the beers cold.