Have you ever found direct translations of other languages interesting or even entertaining?
These are a few of my favourite Dutch-to-Afrikaans-to-English translations.
A South African story about padkos (packed lunch).
I’m currently on a bit of a ‘translation’ high.
See if you can identify these directly-translated animal names.
I love writing in Afrikaans. It is an incredibly expressive language and you can describe feelings and emotions not only with flair, but also with wit, and in such a way that you can make anything less insulting by putting a ‘tjie’ at the end of the word…