No thanks to security guards who popularised this culture, morning conversations in Nigeria tend to begin with the question “How was your night?”
Tolu Ogunlesi is curious about the right response to give:
People, what's the most appropriate response for 'How was your night?'
— tolu ogunlesi (@toluogunlesi) May 12, 2017
Here’s what Twitter said:
When in doubt, fall back on these standard responses
I always shiver at that question. Most times I just respond with – 'We bless God'.
— J.Paul (@SenatorEbydon) May 12, 2017
Say it exactly as it was if it's an acquaintance or "We bless God if it's one random person.
— Mayaembroidery (@mayasieg) May 12, 2017
Stop. Look them straight in the eye. Say thoughtfully. 'It was fine. How was yours?' https://t.co/V3rB74dTOX
— Ojoma (@ojomaochai) May 12, 2017
— Leme (@Abdulrahmanleme) May 12, 2017
We bless God
We thank God
Or if feeling particularly spiritual….'Glory be to God'
Only acceptable responses 2 this important question https://t.co/hqNvLUaI3r
— Dr Ola Brown (@NaijaFlyingDr) May 12, 2017
I was asleep. https://t.co/l8CdeTLrLa
— Popsicle. (@Sugaarrbaby) May 12, 2017
Wanna be different? These suggestions are out of the box. Hilarious, too.
It was dark. Was yours dark too? https://t.co/MMbBTNvXzf
— Egghead Odewale (@eggheader) May 12, 2017
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