Urbanation; Words from the street

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Aikona = Never, Not on your life.

Imagine that you are out on the town in Capetown and you get to a posh club in you jeans and T-shirt. The bouncer, known as ‘The Pope’  stands between you and heaven, if he give you his blessing. He looks you up and down and says “Aikona.”  Night over


They beat me to it!

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picture of a a young man

http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2010/feb/26/south-africa-world-cup-slang#start-of-comments

Eish! I must be in a dwaal, ekse! These ouns got there first. But lekker! The more the merrier.