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Any Pidgin speakers here?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by SXH, Sep 6, 2017.

  1. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    Well, the BBC has been thinking about you and...

    Steps back and awaits anti-BBC/wasting money rant from the usual suspects... ;)
  2. spinno

    spinno Well-Known Member

    Great, just waiting for scouse, Geordie and cockernee speakers to ask for their service:cool:
  3. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

    I feel it my duty to respond to your prejudices with a well deserved WTF? :cool:
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  4. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    Me, prejudiced? Rubbish! Empiricist, possibly... ;)

    AIUI, the web page is an off-shoot from the World Service Pidgin service, so a perfectly reasonable sort of thing to do. Though, without wishing to appear prejudiced (or something:oops:), I do wonder what the literacy rate/internet access levels are for pidgin speakers. Google beckons!
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  5. beatnik69

    beatnik69 Well-Known Member

    I can't believe that Indian woman divorce husband because dem no get toilet. Astounding.
  6. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    In my very young days I handled a lot of advertising for Reckitt & Colman as was in W Africa. Along with translations into Yoruba, Hausa etc, Pidgin was one of the key languages for Dettol, Disprin, Nugget and Cherry Blossom, Cardinal polish, Reckitts blue bags etc.

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