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Funny Africa Proverbs

Funny Africa Proverbs  ; An elderly man seated on a stool sees much further than a boy perched on a tall tree. ‘When a man is stung by a bee, he doesn’t set off ...

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    An elderly man seated on a stool sees much further than a boy perched on a tall tree.
    ‘When a man is stung by a bee, he doesn’t set off to destroy all beehives’ – (Kenya).-This would have been good advice to George W. Bush after 9/11 and before Iraq.
    ‘The man who marries a beautiful woman, and the farmer who grows corn by the roadside have the same problem’ – Ethiopia.
    ‘A short man is not a boy’ – Nigeria
    ‘No matter how hot your anger is, it cannot cook yam’ – Nigeria.
    ‘It requires a lot of carefulness to kill the fly that perches on the scrotum’ – Ghana.
    ‘If the throat can grant passage to a knife, the anus should wonder how to expel it’ – Seychelles.
    ‘The frown on the face of the goat will not stop it from being taken to the market’ – Nigeria.
    ‘An old lady feels uneasy when dry bones are mentioned in a proverb’ – Ghana.
    ‘The same sun that melts the wax, hardens the clay’ – Niger.
    ‘If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there’ – Uganda
    ‘There’s no virgin in a maternity ward’ – Cameroon.
    ‘A child can play with its mother’s breasts, but not its father’s testicles’ – Guinea

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    Although they are funny but they are true

    "Cowards die many times before their deaths but the valiant never taste of death but once, of all the wonders that I yet have heard,It seems to me most strange that men should fear;Seeing that death, a necessary end,Will come when it will come."

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