Basic pidgin English words to get you started

Pidgin is at the height of its game right now. A language considered as low class is making waves mehn.

Words like mbok – technically of Ibibio language that has transitioned – are trending on social media.

Commenters are now expressing themselves on Nigerian news platforms online with pidgin like never before, because e dey sweet for body. Even the BBC launched their own pidgin corner on the web.

To tell you this language is becoming the biz-nits is an understatement, but here are some basics to keep you up to speed with pidgin English speaker. Continue reading