10 March 2008


In many areas of southern Nigeria where the Yoruba predominate, an "o" is added to the end of a word to add emphasis, a practice in the Yoruba language. Most noticeable is a shout of "Sorry-o!" to someone who trips or suffers another misfortune. -- via »IHT
An example sentence for Shanghai:

The construction next block is very loud-o! I haven't slept well in many day-o!

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