Seems this month has
been the month of the "Cape coloureds" (Bushies in the politically
incorrect terms). South Africans will know what it's all about..
You might be a Bushie if u know the meaning of "pap 'n tik"....
You might be a Bushie if "chupa's, mandela's, rooi sherbet and
tama-lie-kie" was considered a luxury....
You might be a Bushie if u used to tape frm Radio Metro on a 2 for R5-00
You might be a Bushie if u invested in that moerse bottle of hair gel
that the whole family could use...
You might be a bushie if you show up late for almost everything EXCEPT
when entry to the "club" is FREE before 11:00 PM.
You might be a bushie if call an older person you've never met before
'uncle' or 'aunty.'
You might be a bushie if you have an annoying nickname.
You might be a bushie if at least one of your family members is a teacher
You might be a bushie if you have a party for a one-year old, and there
is more adults than children
You might be a bushie if you drink to drown your sorrows, you drink
to celebrate your good times and when it's quiet, you drink to MAKE
You might be a bushie...if you calculate money owed to you in terms
of cases of beer. (example: "That ou owes me R200...that's a whole
YOU ARE A BUSHIE if you got a shot of Jack in one hand and a shot of
rum in the other and you fall kak hard down a flight of stairs without
spilling a drop
you might be a bushy if you go to a family party and all the parents
are having a better time than the adolescence
You might be a bushie if you know what "glades" are and you
know what it means when your hair has "gone home"...
This one works on my nerves! You must be a bushie if its ok to go shopping,
visit neighbours or whoever and driving around town wearing hair rollers!
You a bushie if you a sweeper! (Definition of a sweeper: A person rushing
for left overs of lunch at a office meeting that you did not attend;
wedding or funeral when you don't even know the people etc etc).
Sometime leftovers could be a potchie jem!
You might be a Bushie if you have a uncle who always dress like an O.G
(old gangsta ) and uses phrases like "Tigers don't cry my laaitie
You might be a Bushie if youve had pickled fish on Good Friday every
year since you were a baby.
You might be a Bushie if you knew the words to all the Manhattan, Temptations
etc. songs by the age of six.
If ever you played a game called Kieriemeke ,KING ,rounders, denne...you're
You might be a bushie if your family only gets to get together at funerals
and weddings and vow to keep in touch after that and then get together...
at the next wedding or funeral.
You might be a bushie if the family gets together and theres one uncle/cousin
who is always in a rollery with another family member, but everybody
smaaks him because he makes all the jokes.
You might be a bushie if your sunday lunch consists of, roast (with
potatoes), curry, boiled vegetables, rice, pumpkin, lettuce salad (all
encompassing - could be greek or french...whatever), some salad with
mint (and don't tell me mint sauce, been chowing this for years with
chillies, and the boere only chow it with lamb anyway), some salad with
mayo (potato or coleslaw) and it's perfectly normal. In fact, if anythings
missing it's wierd.
You might be a bushie if you with some family members and one of the
senior members gets dronk and feels this a good time to toets YOUR new
You might be a Bushie if, you've ever uttered the words "Hol hom
You might be a Bushie if you ever referred to sex as "eps-keleps".
You might be a Bushie if anyone in your family has ever removed their
two front teeth as a feshun statement.
You might be a Bushie if the sound and mags on your car is worth more
than the car itself.
I'm sure you get the picture.
And just to show that we can laugh at ourselves
Naas Botha's dogs