South Africans are getting lessons on how to use the toilet at the World Cup in Japan – in Afrikaans
- South Africans got their very own instructions on how to use a toilet in Japan – in Afrikaans.
- The "spoel die toilet" sign was apparently posted in Kumagaya a few days ahead of the Springboks' match there.
- The translation is spot-on, unlike the temporary English version of the sign.
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Afrikaans-speakers got their very own set of instructions on using a toilet in a Japanese city ahead of the Springboks' final warm-up match before the Rugby World Cup officially starts.
The translated instructions were posted to Reddit this week.
But the sign seems to have been originally spotted by Tomomi Yokomura Kato, who posted it to the "Engrish in Japan" Facebook group earlier in the week.
The sign apparently went up in the bathroom inside the station at Kumagaya a few days ahead of the rugby match between Japan and South Africa
The poster translated part of the sign as "September 6 Japan vs. South Africa match", believing that to be an indication of when the Afrikaans section would be required.
Compiled by Phillip de Wet.
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