You know you're proudly South African when ..
  • You produce a R100 note instead of your driver's license when stopped by a traffic officer.
  • You can do your monthly shopping on the pavement.
  • You have to hire a security guard whenever you park your car.
  • You can count the national soccer team's scores with no fingers
  • To get free electricity you have to pay a connection fee of R750
  • Hijacking cars is a profession
  • You can pay your tuition fees by holding up a sign at a traffic light
  • The petrol in your tank may be worth more than your car
  • More people vote in a reality TV show than in an election
  • People have the most wonderful names: Christmas, Goodwill, Pretty, Wednesday, Blessing, Brilliant, Gift and Given
  • 'Now' can mean anything from a minute to a month
  • You continue to wait after a traffic light has turned to green to make way for taxis travelling in the opposite direction
  • Travelling at 120 km/h, you're the slowest vehicle on the highway
  • You're genuinely and pleasantly surprised whenever you find your car parked where you left it
  • The last time you visited the coast you paid more in speeding fines and toll fees than you did for the entire holiday
  • You paint your car's registration on the roof
  • Half your mail is guaranteed to reach its destination
  • You have to take your own linen with you if you are admitted to a government hospital
  • You dial a toll free number and nobody answers
  • You have to prove that you don't need a bank loan to get one
  • Prisoners go on strike