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Zulu For Beginners

Zulu is one of the many languages spoken by sons and daughters of the soil, down south in the continent of Africa.
IsiZulu Word English Translation Ngqongqoza Knock, as in knock on the door Gqoka Put on your clothes or dress up Ingqungquthela Big meeting, as in a summit of environmentalists Ingxoxo A conversation Ngo Mgqibelo On Saturday Xova Mix, as in mix flour and other baking ingredients, also means people who want to cause disunity Ixoxo Frog Qubula Lift up, usually something heavy Gxuma Jump, as in kids jumping rope Xebula Peel
Very easy, innit?

Hotel Cellphone Deposit for Parents

Checking in hotels can be a nightmare, but can you imagine the receptionist or front desk asking you to declare your phone?
YOU: Excuse me?Declare my phone?
HOTEL: Yes Maam.  Any cellphone to declare?
YOU: You must be kidding me?Declare?Like the airport?Do you have anything to declare?
HOTEL: Yes Maam.I can see that you are checking into the hotel with kids.
YOU:This is crazy.I’m tired and hungry, so I’ll go along with your stupid joke.Yes.I have a cellphone to declare.
HOTEL: Thank you Maam.Please sign here.
YOU:A thousand dollars deposit?
HOTEL:It is refundable.This is to protect the hotel if your child throws something down the toilet and creates a plumbing problem while you are on your phone, or she wanders about the hotel, gets lost but is not found, while you are on FB, Twitter and other anonymous networking sites.
YOU:Social networking, not anonymous you fool!
HOTEL:Can I swipe your card for the $1,000 Maam?
YOU:Hell! No!We’ll find another hotel.
You grab your kids who are already on the f…