As a parent, are you happy to have your kid home, or are you worried because they will be under your care?
Well, while most parents are going to be busy at work, their children will be in the estates, engaging with their peers, who are also on holiday, which is a good thing.
I spoke to one parent who said although they are happy to have the children back home, these are the most dangerous seasons, as most children are now free and could meet bad people who introduce them to drugs.
Parents, here are some Sheng words to pay keen attention to when your children are on holiday.
Alcohol in sheng’ has several names, including tei, ndogogio and gauge. Tobacco is referred to as kuber, while bhang’ has the most synonyms such as,weed, ndom, ndukulu, tiree, vela, kush, mbichwa, ombidho, shash, shtundu, blunt, Mary J and ngwai.
Bhang can be in the form of edibles like cookies, chocolates, muffins, gummy bears, mabuyu and even in cakes. Cigarettes are also referred to as fuaka. Kama kawaida, parents kaeni rada, meaning be on the lookout!