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.