Top 5 most popular articles on South African English at GQOM

A breakdown of the top 5 most popular research articles on SAE at GQOM over the last six months

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​Lies, all lies – “manga manga” in SA English

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.