14 Things Nigerian Women Say, And 14 Things They Really Mean

February 11, 2020

1) “Bighead” = “I like you but I would rather play games so you don’t feel yourself too much. Mschew, why can’t you pick up all the hints I am sending you in my head?”

2) “Your girlfriend will beat me” = “Are you single? slightly single? or slightly married? let’s be guided before feelings are caught.”

3) “Nothing” = “So, you can’t read my mind abi?”

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4) “Anything is fine” = “I am still pretending because we just met. Once I finesse my way into your heart you will see. This is not my real face.”

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5) “I don’t know” = “Don’t stress me. Don’t stain my white.”

6) “Have fun” = Oh, so your boys are more important than spending time with me abi? alright, maybe your boys will cuddle you at night. Okay oh, have fun. Dread it, run from it, my wickedness still arrives.”

7) “Have you eaten?” = “I care about you, duffus.”

8) “I will show you pepper” = “I will show you pepper.”

9) “You always do this” = “Why can’t you be like Tunde my new toaster? he’s so perfect.”

10) “I am not hungry” = “I can’t finish a whole meal but I will proceed to eat all of your own food because if I don’t eat your food, who will?”

11) “Hmm, you remember that my friend” = “You had better listen to this gist and support me all through it. God help you if you say I am the one at fault.”

12) “You can’t even buy something for someone” = “Stop being poor and stingy.”

13) “I want to discuss something with you” = “Every time you want to give me a solution. yen yen yen. Listen to me, console me, I don’t want a solution.”

14) “Don’t break my heart” = “Don’t break my heart, asshole. I really do love you.”

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