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Something definitely worth sharing on – what do I call it now but still “O le ku!”: A reader’s challenge on “street language & slang” in Yoruba

June 5, 2013


From my Mail Box: We can’t stop street language and slang creeping into history and communication. We however must in the name of intellectual rigour and cultural dignity separate them from the management and development of a people’s history. I would plead for a reassessment of the term (O le ku )as category or […]

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O le ku! – The more things change, the more they remain the same, And Modern Uses for Aso Oke

June 1, 2013


Photograph:  Depo Adenle, Greenbelt, Md. 1974 The Blogger, student days, Washington, D.C., the Early 70s. What better way to enjoy the Washington Post on a lazy  Sunday, especially with 1-pc furniture living room, and dinosaur-age Yellow Pages of the Washington Metro as floor cushion! Photograph:  Depo Adenle, Ibadan, 1976 And back in Nigeria in the […]

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