Freetown, Baby!


Nor Pis Yah by jc2010sl
June 19, 2010, 12:30 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

Given the deplorable state of infrastructure in Freetown, it’s hardly surprising that public urination is a pretty common occurrence. Hand painted signs adorn walls telling passers-by “Nor Pis Yah” – Krio readily understandable by any English speaker. Here’s an example from Victoria Park in the centre of Freetown;

Imagine my surprise then, when I found this injunction painted on a urinal wall in a local bar;

People generally don’t need the invitation…

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I really enjoyed this blog, after all what could be more fascinating than the urinary habits of the good people (mostly men I suppose) of Sierra Leone (…)

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