Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Reminiscing Part 2

My people

It sooo hard remebering those insults as I was one of those people who used to repeat the same insult!!!

You mess you mess 5 akara form voltron !!!

You mess you mess Babangida repeat Js2!!!!hehehe

See you ton ton belle like 7 o'clock news

see in ur village they us fork and knife to eat okin

You mess Micheal Jackson shout "Calabar Idi ya kpong".

You shit here, you shit here, You shit here, you come ask "mama mama which one resemble me

U mess akara tie ichafu

U mess all the fish in the ocean say are we safe!

U mess abacha wear shoe before socks!

The tallest man in your village use to use ladder to climb counter!

All of u in ur village are so rich, u share one pant.

U mess abacha come back from grave

and somebody would be feeling like a bad ass after saying all this rubbish o!!!

Hairstyles we did

the famous all back

Two shuku

shuku and base


patewo and base

police cap

and remember doing thread!!!!I loved lossening it cos the "breeze" that came with the loosening of the hair

and for the boys

the cut their hair with a pattern on the side feeling like baddos

and some left the top really high and cut the back short!

The lies some people told

Some said they were going to london for the weekend
some said their father uncles were the president of America and London

some said they had been to buckingham palace and the queen was their mommies,aunty's daughters cousin's sister!

some said that micheal jackson was their cousin, then when you asked if you could come and see him, he had travelled

then there were daddy's cars with eleven doors one for you and each of you sisters one for you brother two for you parents,another one for your grandma and another for your grandpa ,the dog had one the cat had one the maiguard hd one Blessing the househelp has one and sooo on!

and there was a story of how one girl was on her way to london with her whole family then she told her daddie that she had forgotten her teddy bear,he daddie not told the pilot to turn round so that they can go and pick up the teddy bear!!!

the clothes we wore

CLOGS - every girl had to have these shoes it was a must!!My cousins always wore the same color of clogs whenever they went out!!

leggings went with your tshirts and sometimes the had to match you clogs

jelly sandals(do y'all remeber?)

our nice dresses with puffy sleeves then you wore lacy sock and patent leather black shoes

Lumberjack shirts with red greena and dark blue

hipsters and bell buttoms another must have!!

Half tops!! there was this time that alot of girls used to tie our shirts so that you could show your tommies?? and then you wore them with dungarees

Spagetti straps!!I gt one for my 8th birthday and I posed with it ehn, I wore it till momsie threw them away

Hot pants!!hmmmmmmn yes o!!

bandanas and huge hooped earrings!!(secondary school days)

Ok who remebers trying to "fix" your nails and using celotape????or whenever I went to the salon I used to steal the nails and then come hope and use celotape to tie them to my nails!!!when I was young and sooo foolish!

The days of camoflague!,green black and white,red,all sorts!!!

Ok Ive tried!!

Next post is going to be an e-party!!!parties that we had in those days! alll the music would be right here!

Have a great week people



Much love to my darling Thelma for helping me come up with all the insults!


The Girl with the Red Hair said...

oya let go and raed

Nice Anon said...

LOL .. You cannot do more than a hanging pant! Won't it be nice to see a picture of you lot wearing all the clogs sweating like an xmas goat?

Naija bad boi.... said...


i own ds zones meeehn...
lol @ all em insults...shoot we really used to feel badass basck then ehn? wa nowadays arent havin fun meeeehn....
lol @ d lies, get ds some dude in secondary sch....sec. sch!!!! told us his dad was bringin in ONE container and it had 150 cars, 100 washing machines, 100 cookers and some other sturs sef...1 container o...hehehe.....

oh yeah...again ...first!!!

Sir Scribbles II said...

Numero Uno baby!!!!!!

Sir Scribbles II said...

Omo u were just a very razz someborri mehn! ahn ahn!!! even me I no remember all of them. I was terrible at those insults cos i cud nevr remember five in a row..i always got stuck halfway through 1 nd consequently got served in d process lol

bob-ij said...

You totally forgot basket and pineapple..a.k.a shuku! And a mess joke
You mess all the fishes in the river said "Are we safe?" lol
It's so weird my little sister goes on about how old we are... they don't crack all these jokes.. *sigh the good ol now all they do is play Nintendo Ds and

kay9 said...

LOL! how many number 1's? Dis ting do dey turn into Olympics

I remember the "u mess here, mess here..." yab - very funny! I was a champion "yabber" back then, i've lost all my moves now (its called growing up i suppose :P)

Lolia said...

I remember the jelly sandals! And the bandanas lol

Meanwhile...tell me why for the first couple of lines I was totally lost...:(

Sometimes I really wish I had gone to primary school in Nigeria *le sigh*

Oh and haha @ Sir Scribbles thinking he was first.

And Tinu sweets why oh why do you have comment moderation?

yankeenaijababe said...

na wa o, where did you get all this ones from, trying to recall some in my head but can't remember anything.

yankeenaijababe said...

I actually did patewo on my head while in primary school. I used to find myself clapping my hands back in the days.

chayoma said...

"you cannot do more than a hanging pant" was my line back in the day!
Those good ol' days...

Gee said...

lol @ the fishes in the ocean saying are we safe....i soo remember taht one cuz my cuzins always used that to diss me..its wierd cuz i always used to be hurt by

Sir Scribbles II said...

LOL! all these bloggers nd their comment approval, una go just dey deceive pesin, see how i went to shout first wen i wasn't...HA NBB na u mugu first oh!

Anonymous said...

ive never heard dose insults before oh but they wre mad funny.

Tinu said...

@girl with the red hair im waiting for u o!!!
@nice anon i shall send u that pic soonest
@niaja LMAO at the one container
@sir scribbles ma binu dnt be angry
and Im not razz thank u!
@Bob ij pineapple???i dnt know that hairstyle o!
@KAY 9 HEHEHEHEH!YES IT IS called growing up!
@Lolia u missed since u ddnt go to primary school in nigeria!
ynb my friend helped me
@gee and chayoma I mis the good old days

muyiwa said...

just dropping bye to check your blog,nice as mine ,keep it up


wow, serious reminiscing over here...I never ever liked jellies. But they are back and my daughter loves them! I guess fashion trends will continue to be recycled, sha.

Ms. Dufa said...

Yep! Jelly Sandals and Clogs (Akpola)..Trying to fix nails...what lovely memories :)

Buttercup said...

LMAO! You've killed me o!

Anonymous said...

lmaooo..dis killed me
i rememberd er tin..but damnnn how did u remember er tin?? some jelly wud hav neva tot about that..
ur tew funie dis gal..
happy buni..

Olamild said...


I can relate to this
esp. the hairstyles
the one that use to make me mad was 3 stars. we did that with the thread.

they literally form 3 stars on your head and by the end of the week, the whole scalp is sore

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