Five Funny Language Facts

five funny facts pertaining to language:

1- In Jula, whats up is Cokiane.

2- In Mossi, good morning is Mannawanna.

3- In Mossi, the word for beans is Benga. but beans came here from Ghana (an english speaking colony). They got to Ghana with the Europeans. So the word Benga means “its called a bean.” Ben being Bean, and ga being “is what its called.”

4- In Mossi- the word for 100 CFA (the currency) is Pisi. But in any other context, Pisi is 20. The word for 50 CFA is Piga, the number 10.

5- In Jula- the word for 100 CFA is the word for fifty, but the word for fifty CFA is the word for 20. This does not add up correctly.

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