I Have Come Across Some Strange Names

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    People Names

    Zimbabweans tend to come up with some strange ones. When it was still known as Rhodesia and a colony the government insisted that everyone have an English name. This threw a lot of non-English people when they went in to register their new babies. Hence there was a generation of...
    WyldHoney WyldHoney
    31-35, F
    4 Responses May 2, 2008

    The Longest Town Name In the World?

    We have a town in SA called Tweebuffelsmeteenskootdoodgeskietfontein. Direct translation? 'I shot two buffalos stone dead with one bullet fountain'. In Afrikaans if its one object then it's one word, even if the name is made up of more than one word lol.
    WyldHoney WyldHoney
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 2, 2008
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