Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Oct 8 21:41:53 UTC 2011

A quote from a South African politician just before the 1994 elections:

> If you touch a right-winger before or after the election then we ill
> donder you harder than we have ever dondered you.
     Eugune Terre'Blanche, AWB leader

I picked up the Penguin Dictionary of South African Quotations (1994) at
a library sale.

I presume "donder" is from Dutch donder==thunder. But it appears to have
evolved in Afrikaans--and SA English--over the years.


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