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The Oxford dictionary versus the ANC.

21 January 2013, 10:13

Constitution

Oxford: a body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organisation is acknowledged to be governed

ANC: a pile of silly rules that we ignore when ever we feel like it or when it suits our hidden agendas


President

Oxford: the elected head of a republican state

ANC: the elected head of a republican tax trough with a free licence to plunder


Minister

Oxford: a head of a government department

ANC: a reward for propping up the President while having an open invite to feed at the tax trough


Service

Oxford: the action of helping or doing work for someone

ANC: The quality of service received in 5-star hotels and various establishments around the world


Civil servant

Oxford: a member of the civil service

ANC: Sheltered employment for ANC voters.


Work

Oxford: activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a result

ANC:  There is no word in Pedi for work


Employment

Oxford: the state of having paid work

ANC: the state of having a highly paid job while not having to do actual work (see above)


Accountability

Oxford: the fact or condition of being accountable

ANC: The ability to not account to anyone for missing funds, tenders, overseas trips, Nkandla and the like


Nepotism

Oxford: the practice among those with power or influence of favouring relatives or friends

ANC:  The rewarding of relatives or friends for keeping the corrupt in power


Electorate

Oxford: all the people in a country or area who are entitled to vote in an election

ANC: the masses we con at election time with free t-shirts and caps in return for votes


Voter

Oxford: a person who votes or has the right to vote at an election

ANC: a person to whom we make empty promises to remain in power


Jail

Oxford: a place for the confinement of people accused or convicted of a crime

ANC: a place that we keep cadres, friends and relatives out of with dodgey legislation or questionable medical grounds


Social Grant

Oxford: an amount of money given to local government, an institution, or an individual person

ANC: the effective means to guarantee a vote from the electorate

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