But we are all aware of just how pidgin rolls off the tongue, how sweet it is in the mouth, the Rs and the repeated syllables – yeye, at all at all, now now.
And adages. In pidgin? Dear God!
A Twitter user @ZamirXI shared a post calling for popular quotes.
He started with a few of his, writing:
The best quotes in this life are in pidgin.
‘Monkey no fine but hin mama like am’
‘All die na die’ ‘At all at all na hin bad pass’
‘Woman wey dey find pikin no dey wear pant sleep’
Reply or Quote with your favourite
And, definitely, TwitterNG being TwitterNG, did people deliver or what?!
Have some other quotes you find interesting, how ’bout you leave them in the comment section.
To start you off, here’s a pretty common one: “Which day we start love wey we don dey kiss?”