[translation for the benefit of overseas readers]
BOER means 'Farmer' (typically an Afrikaans one).
BOEREWORS is the sousage they make.
NATIONAL HERITAGE DAY is when South Africans of all hues braai.
TO BRAAI is to cook meat (especially boerewors) on an open fire.
"My name is Jerm and I am South Africa’s 39th best cartoonist."
So claims JERM (JEREMY NELL), one of the most exciting new talents on the South African cartooning scene. In…>
Braai the Beloved Country
SHOULDN'T THAT BE 'GRILL THE BOERewors'? JERM celebrates tomorrow's National Heritage Day (or 'National Braai Day', as Desmond Tutu has suggested), with a cartoon which brings a whole herd of comrades and adversaries together around the Weber. And, to mark this celebration of our collective heritage, JERM has suggested an amendment to the controversial and divisive 'Shoot the Boer' song (often referred to as 'Kill the Boer').
HOW MANY people can you identify in this cartoon? (see the red keywords for clues, and click on them to find the Jerm cartoons that they previously have appeared in)