- A young Nigerian lady recently shared the WhatsApp conversation between her and her dad on social media
- In the conversation, her father asked her if she ate the cucumber he told her to eat and the lady said she did
- The man then told the young lady that he asked her to eat the cucumber because "she's too present", a euphemistic statement that meant she's too fat
A Nigerian dad has been massively praised on social media for his use of euphemism after his daughter shared their WhatsApp conversation online.
In the screenshot of the conversation that was shared on Instagram by @instablog9ja, the dad asked his daughter if she ate the cucumber he told her to eat.
In response, the lady said she ate it. And the man told her that he asked her to eat the fruit because she is "too present".
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The lady was confused by what her dad meant by being "too present", and the latter clarified that it's wrong to say a lady is too fat, adding that "too present" is the phrase to use.
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Social media reacts
Nigerians on social media were impressed with the father's use of language and soon flooded the comment section of the post to commend him.
An Instagram user with the handle @tamunootokini said:
"At least he cares about you."
"Omo, there are levels to this language of a thing."
"So person way slim is too absent."
"Daddy said she's too present. She must be a daddy girl."
"You too full ground."
Nigerian man goes into cucumber farming
In other news, a Nigerian man identified as Ekpono Chijioke Ugbala like many graduates in the country tried very hard to get a job after school.
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When all efforts proved abortive, the university graduate resorted to farming and planting cucumbers. That singular effort paid off.
During his harvest, the man showed off the fresh produce he got from his farm, leaving many people amazed.
Photos shared on Facebook showed his harvest displayed on the floor and stacked in a sack. Chijioke also posed on his farmland.