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Why do you guys swear so much?

My Master's in Applied Linguistics. I am the worst typist south of the equator  (Jul 24, 2007 | post #132)

Why do you guys swear so much?

Khanyi and Kellie. I originate in Songea Tanzania but my home since 1968 has been in Kilimanjaro. I became involved in Lesotho in 1970 and served in LLA and APLA. I am nomadic. I am in Australia at the moment but will go back to Indochina soon. My PhD is on BCP/PAC, my mathers in Applied Linguistics, my BA in African History, my present PhD in Cultural Tourism.  (Jul 24, 2007 | post #131)

Ntsu Mokhehle, LLA, and the C.I.A.

Correction: Sun Myung Moon owns The Zambezi Times not The Times of Zambia.  (Jul 22, 2007 | post #3)

In Africa, the road to aid is in the sky -

I think you'd do a lot better just doing good and not going on about the Bible. The Basotho already know the Bible and have had their own religious past denigrated - such as Mohlomi Monyane, who was certainly a more substantial figure than Elijah or Jeremiah and had a better record of state building than Jesus. Africa has its own more accurate version of Biblical events that the west tries to bury. Its Holy Book is older than the Ezra's doctored Hebrew Bible and the Hebrew Bible itself (written as we know it 600 years after the New Testament). Many of us spent a large amount of our lives trying to rectify the injustice of 1970 and that was the time when Lesotho needed the Churches to take a stand. We saw what people who said they loved Jesus and sacrifice did NOT do. Where were you when Lesotho really needed you? (maybe you were too young!)  (Jul 22, 2007 | post #60)

Lesotho : A rich country led by the blind

I am involved in cultural tourism in Asia and Tanzania. In Uru in Kilimanjaro the villagers obtained a former settler's house and now rent it out to visitors from Britain. The understanding is that any profit is put into village development such as road building. Before the first guests arrived the villagers told the chdlren "These people are not rich. They are interested in African culture. Just leave them alone to wander around the market and eslewhere. If they ask you anything just help them." The result has been a steady stream of tourists, some donations to the schools and a lot of road repairs, all without the problems associated with large hotels and a local population left out of the action. I love Lesotho and recall with great pleasure the days of walking in the mountains and discussing the history and customs with all manner of people. I hope village developers can profit from small scale hostelling,pony trekking and other projects  (Jul 22, 2007 | post #5)

Why do you guys swear so much?

In linguistics there is a term called REGISTER. This means you change the way you speak according to whom you are speaking, where you are, or for different purposes. However, common courtesy seems to disappear when people write on the Internet. People who talk dirty on the Internet would be highly unlikely to talk to you that way face to face.  (Jul 22, 2007 | post #123)

Lekhotla la Topollo ea Lesotho (Part One)

Tsenolo The revolt against Mokhehle, as I explaiend in my book, was launched by Chakela with ANC/SACP backing but support from the Khasu et al came (as you said) for other reasons.  (Jul 22, 2007 | post #147)

Lekhotla la Topollo ea Lesotho (Part One)

sebono-moea - the books will be sent in a few minutes!  (Jul 22, 2007 | post #146)

Hantle MBA ke mang?

It is also a good way to learn to read interesting things in Sesotho  (Jul 22, 2007 | post #25)