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Do you speak Uglish?

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Book cover of Uglish, a dictionary of Ugandan English by Bernard Sabiiti
Book cover of Uglish, a dictionary of Ugandan English by Bernard Sabiiti DR

In Uganda, linguist Bernhard Sabiiti published a small dictionary on Ugandan English or Uglish as some call it. In the book he describes the origins of words like the rolex which is not a watch but food.

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