n Lexikos - Francolin Illustrated School Dictionary for Southern Africa. Developed by The Dictionary Unit for South African English in consultation with The Molteno Project and READ Education Trust, Dorothea Mantzel and Bernd Schulz : book review

Volume 11, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1684-4904
  • E-ISSN: 2224-0039
  • Author Michael Benjamin
  • Source : Lexikos, Volume 11, Issue 1, Jan 2001, p. 311 - 313
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)
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It was a phone-in programme on a local radio station, dealing with the overcharging of tourists who use taxis. The deejay was completely upset, interrupting the CD she was playing. How could a trip which cost her R15 cost a tourist R300? Eventually a taxi operator called in to cut through all the nonsense.

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