The days are long and the wait is longer. While matrics up and down the country are lounging around at home, suffering from FOMO and thinking that everyone else is having a bigger, better holiday than them (trust us, they aren't), our big kids are taking to their phones and showing their mastery at a skill no other generation in history can boast of: expressing their wit and grit on social media.
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Here's a round-up of some of the social posts that capture #matricresults fever:
The tokoloshe also got a mention:
And break-up excuses:
And a throwback to this time a few years ago...
Twitter doctor @SindivanZyl tweeted: "5 years ago I was..."
In response to a tweet by Ali from Canada, in which he boasted:
South Africans had their own replies:
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