You know you are in South Africa when….Part 1 lol


* You call a bathing suit a “swimming costume”
* You call a traffic light a “robot”
* The employees dance in front of the building to show how unhappy they are
* The SABC advertises and shows highlights of the program you just finished watching
* You get cold easily. Anything below 16 degrees Celsius is Arctic weather
* You know what Rooibos Tea is, even if you’ve never had any
* You can sing your national anthem in four languages, and you have no idea what it means in any of them
* You know someone who knows someone who has met Nelson Mandela
* You go to “braais” (barbecues) regularly, where you eat boerewors (long meaty sausage- type thing) and swim, sometimes simultaneously
* You know that there’s nothing to do in the Free State
* You produce a R100 note instead of your driver’s license when stopped by a traffic officer
* You can do your monthly shopping on the pavement
* You have to hire a security guard whenever you park your car
* You can count the national soccer team’s scores with no fingers
* To get free electricity you have to pay a connection fee of R750