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    Amusing use of language

    'Dundee United' is Nigerian slang for 'idiot'


    A BBC documentary into life in Lagos, Nigeria has uncovered an unusual term used by locals to mean a person with no sense – “Dundee United”.

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    Interesting!

    The first explanation they give in the article makes more sense to me...

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    That seems like a mundane insult for a person and Dundee United fans are probably few and far between in Lagos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hildebrand View Post
    That seems like a mundane insult for a person and Dundee United fans are probably few and far between in Lagos.
    Few and far between in Dundee as well!
    Some days you're the dog. Other days you're the lamp post.

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