Do we REALLY want to go there?
How long have you got?
Personally I have no problem doing so. Indeed, would probably find it quite interesting. But equally I doubt (m)any others on here are interested in seeing this thread go wildly off course, hence why I chose not to follow up.
Actually at some time it would be interesting. It's not rugby, maybe there is an off topic somewhere?
During primary school one of the teachers, during a parent-teacher meeting, uttered the words:Careful. You don't wan't to get the Oom all hot under the collar.
It's a fascinating topic and one obviously close to the heart of us Afrikaners. Often for pretty sobering reasons like 4000 woman and 16000 children dying in concentration camps and the British blaming their mothers for their "lack of hygiene and no knowledge of modern medicine."
I guess nobody told these poor mothers to walk around the corner to the 711 to buy some soap and antibiotics.
Those who survived were pretty pissed and as we all know it was downhill from there in many ways.
Paarl mentions his father walking out to God Save the Queen. I had relatives who would reprimand anyone using an English word and refused to speak or listen to any English. They were also pretty miserable people.
Anyhoo. Books arrived in SA yesterday to some crazy scenes: