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  • May 09, 2011
  • 02:28 AM

Scaling language barriers as an expat in Africa

Janet Nicholson / The Telegraph
Having disembarked from the Edinburgh Castle at Cape Town, it was a further three-day train journey to Durban, during which I learned that the mystifying expression, “I’ll be with you just now,” means “in a minute”, and Dames and Here were Afrikaans for Ladies and Gents.

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