Friday, 4 April 2014
Happy Friday, Plonkers.
Today is Day #4 of the A to Z Blog Challenge and I've already visited nearly 50 blogs. Pat on the back puleeease. Everyone seems to have their shit together this year and are happily raking in the comments and visits.
All the blogs I've visited seem so prepared and have a well-thought-out themes. Why do I feel so unorganised?
Okaydokay, back to my theme - Southafricanisms
D is for Dinges [pronounced ding-us]. This is an indeterminate, non-descript thing or term for an object whose name you've momentarily forgotten. From the Afrikaans language, from ding, which means thing. Similar to a Thing-a-ma-bob or a whachyamacallit.
Sometimes, more often than not, referring to a man's genitals.
Usage: "Please pass me my dinges there." "What?" "My dinges. I want to blow it." "You mean your vuvuzela?" "Yes, my vuvuzela.".