Saturday, March 30, 2013

Metal on concrete jars my drink lobes

This is a must read for writers, or aspiring ones.

"Nigerians are in love with language, though meaning is not always a priority - C Don Adinuba hacks through the thickets.

"‘I never perused the inner anatomy of the female homo sapiens,” the eminent historian Emmanuel Ayandele once announced to his bewildered students. This was the former vice­chancellor’s way of confiding that he had remained chaste throughout his undergraduate programme.
Maybe he had, but his romance with words is clearly torrid. In his infatuation he is not alone, for Africans are great lovers of language"


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