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Orchids and Onions: Pendorings use a creative method of conveying a simple message

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Deception from aware.org.za tarnishes what is a good message.


01 Aug 2020
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Orchids and Onions: Pendorings use a creative method of conveying a simple message

For more than 40 years, I have cause to remember my high school Afrikaans teacher, Naas Ferreira … and especially the chair leg he used to beat recalcitrant schoolboys into line. If you think that “abuse” may have turned me into an antisocial serial killer – I’m sorry, it didn’t. But what it did do was ensure my head was filled with a great understanding for Afrikaans and equipped with a huge storage file of “idioms and expressions”, some of which seem quaint by today’s standards. Afrikaans is one of the easiest languages to learn and, as someone who learned...

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