You Mustn’t Push

By SAPeople 03-06-14 13:24

A joke from an email doing the rounds… The boys are pushing and shoving in the tuck-shop queue: and then the tuck-shop teacher hears one of the boys say “jou ma se @#*$” She is outraged – and sends him off to the headmaster’s office. The headmaster asks him: “So what did you say?” “Nuthing […]

It does not matter that we did not qualify…

By SAPeople 27-02-15 16:34

What matters is what we are creating together. Lets not stop now! Watch the video of a powerpoint made by two young South Africans, Anthony Prangley and Rebecca Sehloho – which has been emailed around the world. It is being shared in association with the Homecoming Revolution. We’ve also transcribed the most important message from […]

Tough Love vs Spanking

By SAPeople 27-02-15 22:00

From an email doing the rounds Tough Love vs. Spanking – Good Argument Most people think it improper to spank children, so I have tried other methods to control my kids when they have one of ‘those moments’. One that I found effective is for me to just take the child for a car ride […]

Take the Test

By SAPeople 23-05-10 22:51

From an email doing the rounds at the moment: Here’s the new High School Exit Exam – you only need to get four correct in order to pass. Can you do it (without scrolling down to see the answers first)? 1) How long did the Hundred Years’ War last? 2) Which country makes  Panama hats? […]

The Best of Africa’s 2009 News Stories

By SAPeople 03-06-14 13:24

From an email doing the rounds… 1. The Cape Times ( Cape Town ) “I have promised to keep his identity confidential,’ said Jack Maxim, a spokeswoman for the Sandton Sun Hotel, Johannesburg , “but I can confirm that he is no longer in our employment. We asked him to clean the lifts and he […]


By SAPeople 29-01-10 10:03

From an email doing the rounds… Recently I overheard a Father and daughter in their last moments together at the airport.  They had  announced the departure. Standing near the security gate, they hugged and the Father said, ‘I love you, and I wish you enough.’ The daughter replied, ‘Dad, our life together has been more […]

Installing a Husband

By SAPeople 27-02-15 22:01

(an old one, but a good one…) Dear Tech Support, Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed a distinct slow down in overall system performance, particularly in the flower and jewellery applications, which operated flawlessly under Boyfriend 5.0. In addition, Husband 1.0 uninstalled many other valuable programs, such as Romance […]

Next Survivor Series

By SAPeople 15-11-09 13:54

Six married men will be dropped on an island with one car and 3 kids each for six weeks. Each kid will play two sports and take either music or dance classes. There is no fast food. Each man must take care of his 3 kids; keep his assigned house clean, correct all homework, complete […]

Prince of Darkness

By SAPeople 03-06-14 13:24

Satan visits Cape Town and meets Gatiep. “Do you know who I am?” says Satan. “Nay,” says Gatiep, “gie my a hint.” Satan says, “I am the Prince of Darkness.” “Fok!” says Gatiep, “jy’s mos die CEO van Eskom!”

You Make Me Smile

By SAPeople 27-02-15 22:01

Just a little email to brighten your day: Always try to help a friend in need Believe in yourself Study hard Give lots of kisses Laugh often Don’t be overly concerned with your weight, it’s just a number Always try to see the glass half full Meet new people, even if they look different to […]

Alternative South African Anthem

By SAPeople 13-10-09 07:49

(Using the tune of Sound of Silence)”sing tog saam” Hello darkness my old friend You’ve come to rob me once again I hear your footsteps softly creeping Through the house as I was sleeping And the brick you used to smash my window pane Still remains…. Within the Sounds of Sirens. In restless streets I […]

Thought for the Day

By SAPeople 11-10-09 14:30

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits they become character; Watch your character; it becomes your destiny

Why Coloureds can’t be Terrorists by MARK LOTTERING

By SAPeople 27-02-15 22:02

– Ons is altyd laat. We would have missed all 4 flights. – We talk loud and would bring attention to ourselves. – Met free kos en cooldrink oppie plane, we’ll sommer forget why we’re there. – We praat with our hands, so we’ll continually be putting the weapons down. – We would ALL want […]

45 Lessons Life Taught Me

By SAPeople 08-10-09 14:50

Written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of ‘The Plain Dealer’, Cleveland , Ohio: To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the  45 lessons  life taught me. It is the most-requested column I’ve ever written. My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more: 1. Life isn’t fair, but […]

The Mayonnaise Jar

By SAPeople 22-08-19 17:53

An oldie, but a goodie… When  things in your life seem almost too much to handle, When 24  hours in a day is not enough . . . remember the mayonnaise jar and 2 cups of  coffee. A professor stood before his philosophy class and  had some items in front of him. When the class […]

It’s a Frickin’ Elephant!

By SAPeople 03-06-14 13:24

A class of five-year old students are learning to read. One of them pointed at a picture in a zoo book and said, “Look at this! It’s a frickin’ elephant!” The teacher took a deep breath, then asked…”What did you call it?” “It’s a frickin’ elephant! It says so on the picture!” And so it […]

Coppertone Meisie

By SAPeople 03-06-14 13:24

Onthou jy die Coppertone-meisie met haar hondjie wat haar blou swembroekie afgetrek het in die 60’s en 70’s? Wel, sy het groot geword en woon deesdae aan die KZN Suidkus, naby Margate iewers, en lyk deesdae so: (Blaai af) …die hondjie is dood.

Invisible Mother…

By SAPeople Contributor 28-04-08 18:21

From an email doing the rounds It all began to make sense, the blank stares, the lack of response, the way one of the kids will walk into the room while I’m on the phone and ask me a question. Inside I’m thinking, ‘Can’t you see I’m on the phone?’ Obviously, not. No one can […]

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