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Friday, 27 May 2005

Rural Zambian Dictionary Dot Com

Moveous
adj.
1. Slippery (of person), constantly moving, evasive, especially where there is money owing; applied usually to an urban male wideboy 'businessman' aged 16-25
Ex. : "Where is Lovemore?" "Ah, somewhere that side. He is very moveous that one."

Like Chinese Shoes
idiomatic simile
1. Crap, rubbish
2. Something which works for a very short period of time; a waste of money
Ex. : "Sheuw! That TaTa truck is like Chinese shoes. Eh-eh, never buy one like that, it will suck your money."