location where used: Takoradi


Pasta usually referring to Spaghetti. Possibly borrowed from Hausa, which ultimately borrowed it from the Italian word, “Tagliatelle”

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Literally, fake or scam. Too good to be true. Abbreviation of Association of West African Merchants (AWAM).

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Redcoat, treacherous, shady, backstabbing. Possibly a butchering of the word “suspicion”.

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Assurance that something will be fine.
Don’t be scared, afraid, or worried.

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