Many dictionaries announce a Word of the Year at the end of each year. In this post, a number of words and phrases newly popular in 2017 – antifa, blockchain, double down, gig economy, Trumpian, and womxn – are considered to see if they are contenders for the title
A breakdown of the top 5 most popular research articles on SAE at GQOM over the last six months
English has a large lexicon for activities relating to drinking alcohol, and being drunk ... and hung over
In southern Africa, "fong kong" is usually used to describe fake branded goods ... but it also has a dark side
The phrase "manga manga business" was popularised in English in South Africa in the last decade, largely as a result of advertising, though its history goes well beyond that. GQOM breaks down "manga manga", looks at its etymology and meaning, and gives examples of contemporary use.
Current SA English phrases that are used daily in Mzansi