Dog ornaments have Mzansi feeling nostalgic: "My granny had them"

Dog ornaments have Mzansi feeling nostalgic: "My granny had them"

- Lesego Mosomane sparked a feeling of nostalgia in many South Africans by sharing an image to the #ImStaying group

- Lesego shared a picture of the dog ornaments that are on many countertops in the homes of South Africans

- Stayers reminisced about the dog ornaments found in their homes and the homes of their family members

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South African grandmothers seem to all have similarities. Whether it's doilies on every countertop or overfeeding us, Saffa grannies are the best. Recently Lesego Dintle Mosomane had many Facebook users feeling nostalgic after she shared an image.

Lesego shared a picture of painted porcelain dog ornaments to the #ImStaying group with the caption reading: "Our grannies will never get rid of this hey." Saffas couldn't agree more as people from all backgrounds commented on her post.

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The dogs seem to be placed on top of a cupboard with a doily below them. Even the cupboard had many Stayers feeling nostalgic as they reminisced about visiting their grandparents.

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These dog ornaments sparked a feeling of nostalgia for many South Africans. Source: Lesego Dintle Mosomane
Source: Facebook

Lesego's post gained over 6 500 reactions and over 1 000 comments since its upload. Briefly.co.za took a look at the comments section to see what Stayers were saying about this nostalgic picture.

Mzwandile Telford Fihlani said:

"Break one of those dogs you will be grounded for a whole year. Anything you say, granny just say "ndifuna inja yam" (I want my dog)."

Cynthia Dean wrote:

"My granny had them with glitter on which changed colour. Pink meant fine weather and blue was rain."

Aneesa Kashif commented:

"I remember we had a few while growing up, but I hated them because every time I must dust them off can't keep them shining while they just sit there."

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Deej Singh added:

"Definitely those were the good old days, my mum should also give clothes for those ornaments."

In similar news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on a group of young South Africans that gave the country the feels by playing an indigenous game. Before tablets and cellphones became the most important thing to both the young and the old, indigenous games kept people entertained for hours.

Taking to Twitter, @uPeace_ shared clips of himself and a large group of friends recreating some of their fondest childhood memories playing the indigenous games that were very popular among South African kids.

"We decide to leave our homes and take it back to the streets. Me and my friends had some fun with some of the indigenous games we grew up playing," he wrote in the heartwarming Twitter thread.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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