Tuesday, November 14, 2006

You Know You're African When...

U KNOW U ARE AFRICAN WHEN!!
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* U're people drink becks, Guiness, or Heineken
* Uve gotten money from the adults 4 dancin at a party.
* All the elder people pronounce R (ara) Ex: R. Kelly (Ara Kelly)
* Ur parents add O to tha end of every sentence: Shutup-O! * * Get me water-O!
* Being peppered is the worse punishment of all
* You call every body thats older than u Uncle or aunty even * * when your not related to them
*** Ur parents talk TOO loud on the phone !
* U get calls at 3 in tha morning from relatives from Africa askin 4 money
* You have done atleast 50 sets of "Pump Tires" in your childhood life
* Your parents watch those movies from "back home" all the time
* There is always rice or fufu in ur house
* Ur parents wanna call ur name but they call all ur siblings first b4 they get it rite!
* Your party starts at 9pm and everyone comes at 12am (African Time)
* U've had a family member stay ova at your house 4 TOO long
* You meet new family members everyyday
* You dont like African politics
* When ur parents threaten to send u back home when u misbehave
* U point at something with ur lips
* The men in your family get into arguments because of politics
* Your parents pronounce Z (zed)
* Maggie is a main ingredient to your food.
* You have at least 20 african arts in your house
* "Heh" or "Eheh" is a part of family vocab

credit: Kudos to the individual(s) behind this fun list!

6 comments:

Miss Chi Chi said...

Ur parents wanna call ur name but they call all ur siblings first b4 they get it rite!
***SO TRUE! SO JUST IMAGINE ME WITH MY FIVE OTHER SIBLINGS GROWING UP, LOL!***

Anonymous said...

You list made me laugh because it's so true. I'm a woman and I've pumped many tires in my time. And there's always Maggi in the cupboard. My mum always forgets my name and goes, "Emmm... what is her name again? ***kisses teeth*** Where is that stupid girl?"

Vic Little said...

My pops talks TOOO DAMN LOUD on the phone haha

Anonymous said...

looool u thought of nearly everyfing...too tru

Mike said...

ur parents call all toothpaste colgate, wont eat that bloody american meat when you go out, dam im so african i could go all day...
african time tru dat lol

Ricky Osei said...

haha..i said these things to my mom and she couldnt stop laughing lol