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The Phrase "Good People" by holatin(m): 9:02am On Apr 10, 2017
I am creating this thread based on how some nairalander responded to a comment from mologi when she used the word "good people" for one person on this thread
https://www.nairaland.com/3732490/bisolas-fans-react-un-ambassadorial

she is right with her statement.

Reason why a lot of people don't know is dat

1) we will rather castigate people instead of correcting them.

2) a lot of us watch only our local made movie,

trust me you can't learn more about the language English when you watch only Nollywood.

in fact the first way I know "good people" isn't vocal bomb is by hearing it in foreign movie especially US TV series.
I had to satisfy my curiosity by researching why the word people will be use for a person.
and that is how I came across the The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and
Unconventional English. published in 1894



Gud people (noun) is a person who can be trusted and counted on.


English isn't our language so we should take it easy and not put people down when they speak it (badly)


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Re: The Phrase "Good People" by holatin(m): 9:12am On Apr 10, 2017
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Re: The Phrase "Good People" by HelenBee(f): 9:30am On Apr 10, 2017
English Language is not a measure of intelligence. Not here on Nairaland.

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Re: The Phrase "Good People" by CaroLyner(f): 12:47am On Apr 11, 2017
holatin:
I am creating this thread based on how some nairalander responded to a comment from mologi when she used the word "good people" for one person on this thread
https://www.nairaland.com/3732490/bisolas-fans-react-un-ambassadorial

she is right with her statement.

Reason why a lot of people don't know is dat

1) we will rather castigate people instead of correcting them.

2) a lot of us watch only our local made movie,

trust me you can't learn more about the language English when you watch only Nollywood.

in fact the first way I know "good people" isn't vocal bomb is by hearing it in foreign movie especially US TV series.
I had to satisfy my curiosity by researching why the word people will be use for a person.
and that is how I came across the The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and
Unconventional English. published in 1894



Gud people (noun) is a person who can be trusted and counted on.


English isn't our language
Mine was sarcasm.
Re: The Phrase "Good People" by holatin(m): 10:04am On Apr 11, 2017
CaroLyner:
Mine was sarcasm.
kk ma'am

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