SA: Where you don't pet snakes, negotiate arrests or resurrect the dead

SA: Where you don't pet snakes, negotiate arrests or resurrect the dead

Social media is on an emotional - and to some extent patriotic - roller-coaster ride with the handle #WatchuKnowAboutMzansi showcasing the best and the worst of South Africa.

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South Africa is a nation that is as colourful as the flag we so proudly fly, we make light of the darkest situations (yes, we are looking at you, Eskom) and we can band together at the drop of a hat, regardless of a person's background.

With the handle #WatchuKnowAboutMzansi trending on social media, locals commented on what they love (and hate) about the nation we all call home.

@Felijoy issued a warning to criminals, saying that they would do well to steer clear of taxis when carrying out their dirty deeds.

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READ ALSO: Community hails taxi drivers as they pump the brakes on drugs reported earlier that a group of taxi drivers, armed with sjamboks and sticks, had taken it upon themselves to rid the Joburg city centre of drug dealers and users who harassed their customers, so this guy might be onto something here.

@Nokhebe pointed out that our seasons are on their own page, with summer moving right into winter and back again, completely ignoring procedure.

@Tuwayz revealed that, regardless of the actual brand, toothpaste is known as Colgate.

@Phatudimodiba touched on a truly South African fear, explaining that most would steer clear of reptiles and other strange critters completely, never mind go in for a pet.

@mandelic_sd poked fun at a recent viral phenomenon, where a pastor had caused waves when he brought a man back from the dead.

Have a look at some more of the hilarious posts in this thread:

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