Femke becomes Funke: Oyinbo’s dictionary to Nigerian English

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11 Responses

  1. temidayo says:

    Brilliant. Nice.
    We are Proudly Nigerian

  2. dhamilola says:

    Very intersting.
    How come “Na Wa” never made it to this article?

  3. levite says:

    Hahahaha! Very nice comic relief for my stressful day. Thanks funke. Nicely composed. Looking forward to the updated dictionary with “nothing dey happen”, “na wa o”, “onyibo”, “na wash”, “long thing”…

  4. Ekene Akah says:


  5. ebuka says:

    quite hilarious.well u still have a lot to learn. ‘toh bad’, ‘too gbaski’,’joor oh’. looking forward to future editions.

  6. chinny says:

    Wetin concern her how we take de speak English,na our Language be d@?wetin I know be say we de try,abeg Femke or Funke or even Funkie,anyone wey u be,u go soon commot 4 ds naija,write something else in ur nxt article,make we be abeg,we dey understand ourselves wella n we no send weda u or ur pple understand us or not,if u no know wetin u wan write,wait make I buy u broom wey u go carry sweep desert. I’m sure u r short of wht to Write on. NKAKWU.

  7. jummy says:

    So funny and apt!!!love your writin style!!I still can’t stop LOL

  8. maya says:

    funke femke, omo to make sense, omo too gbaski

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