If Life Show You Pepper: Throwback to When British Prince Charles Spoke Pidgin English, Video Stirs Reactions

If Life Show You Pepper: Throwback to When British Prince Charles Spoke Pidgin English, Video Stirs Reactions

  • An old video showing Prince Charles at a function held in Lagos in 2018 has resurfaced on social media
  • In the clip, the prince spiced his speech with pidgin and made many people at the event laugh hard
  • Nigerians who reacted to the video said they cannot believe he actually made funny expressions in pidgin

A 2018 video showing Prince Charles at a Nigerian reception speaking pidgin has resurfaced on Instagram as Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth, shared it.

According to the prince, the event was held a few days before his 70th birthday. He called Lagos the land of “owambe”.

Throwback to when British Prince spoke Pidgin English, video stirs reactions
The Prince amazed many people with his pidgin. Photo source: YouTube/AP
Source: UGC

A commendable attempt

The prince in the video said that he is happy to be in Lagos again after almost 30 years and said in pidgin:

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“God don butter my bread.”

That was not all, at another time during his speech, Prince Charles added:

“If life dey show you pepper, my guy, make pepper soup.”

Watch the video below:

Below is a short version of the video on Instagram:

Legit.ng compiled some of the recent comments on social media:

mo_cheddarz said:

"From the desk of our colonies."

calabarfoodlagos wondered:

"did he actually say that."

prince_lington said:

"Dem write am for him to read."

_n.j.u.a.r.e asked:

"Na prince Charles or na my eye dey swell."

_victor_vincent said:

"His pidgin is not so bad oo."

Nigeria to the world

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that an oyinbo man in Dubai amazed some Nigerian Igbo men shopping for clothes in a video posted by comedian Mc Zanzino on Instagram.

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In the short clip, the white man conversed with four Nigerians who walked into his shop to buy clothes.

His conversation with them was so fluid. The oyinbo man even did the popular Nigerian handshake to show them he knows their culture.

Posting the video online, the comedian said that Nigerians already 'corrupted' the white man in Dubai as he said "Nigeria to the world".

Source: Legit.ng

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