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“Don’t grow up, it’s a trap” but we didn’t listen. Now, here we are, all grown, reading this post about a time we wanted to so desperately leave behind. Here are some things we now miss: 1) Exchange rate. I miss the days of 1 Dollar = 150 Naira. 2) Proper holidays. I can’t believe […]
He used to earn 30 pounds a week.
Some native words that are compliments could look like insults and vice versa. Can you tell the difference?
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