Thursday 10 December 2009

Picture Dictionary: Boerewors Curtain

It’s our continuing series on South African words and phrases and oh, my pretties, I have a great one for you today!

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Boerewors Curtain [ˈbʊərəˌvɔs kûrtn]


Line dividing largely Afrikaans areas of Cape Town from other suburbs cf Iron Curtain. From boerewors, spiced sausage traditionally beloved of Afrikaans-speaking community in South Africa. Example of usage: He lives in Durbanville, behind the boerewors curtain.

1 comment:

  1. It's a pretty scary image. Wouldn't fancy that for breeakfast!