America 2: “Are You 21?”
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America 2: “Are You 21?”

This is the second article in my America series. It’s (hopefully) a funny one. Enjoy! Having sung in Chewa at church, spoken Ndebele at home, studied French, learned in British English at school and in American English at university, I have realized how important culture is to understanding a language. For example, when I first … Continue reading

Comrade Chinoz Sez…
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Comrade Chinoz Sez…

Joseph “Chinoz” Chinotimba, newly elected Member of Parliament for Buhera South, Zimbabwe, is an interesting man. He is the subject of the most popular jokes in Zimbabwe. The jokes, usually alleged Chinoz quotes, are made even funnier because one can never dismiss the possibility that the quotes are real.  Here’s a popular example: Chinoz is … Continue reading