The Love Languages of Nigerians


Today’s post is a repost from the lovely, intelligent, “i wish I had her brain” Timi Yesibo. You are a blessing to many(even those who are too shy to let you know)
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Sir, is your car covered by insurance?
I am covered by the blood of Jesus! Read on to find out more ๐Ÿ™‚

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Love Language Nigeria

Language encompasses every nuance of a peopleโ€™s communication. Slangs that are spin-offs from the intrigues in our sociopolitical arena are the thermostat of a nation. Whether elitist or egalitarian, these โ€˜idiomsโ€™ drape our language like rich velvet. In examining language and tracing its use, we understand a peopleโ€™s aspiration and disillusionment and unveil the evolution of culture.

ย Religion:ย God forbid!

ย โ€œMummy, I have a headache.โ€

โ€œGod forbid!โ€

โ€œUncle Lagbaja, I am tired.โ€

โ€œGod forbid; it is not your portion!โ€

โ€œAunty Chioma, I canโ€™t finish this jollof-rice.โ€

โ€œGod forbid, you can do all things through Christ who strengthens you!โ€

โ€œSir, is your car covered by insurance?โ€

โ€œI am covered by the bloooood of Jesus!โ€

โ€œMadam, your number is not on the promotion list.โ€

โ€œGod forbid! All my enemies fall down and die!โ€

Welcome to Nigeria, religion is our mother tongue, and someone from the village is always โ€˜doingโ€™ someoneโ€ฆ

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