Posted by: Dr. Y. | August 8, 2014

Proverbe Congolais sur l’Ingratitude / Congolese Proverbe on Ingratitude

Singe

Singe / Monkey

On ne lave pas la figure du singe, c’est dangereux (Proverbe Mongo/Bangala – Republique Democratique du Congo (RDC)). –  N’aidez pas les ingrats.

Do not wash the monkey’s face, it is dangerous (Mongo/Bangala proverb – Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)). –  Do not help ingrates.


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  1. Very good. There are times where I’ve been too trusting and have been hurt. Of course, some ingrates are easier to spot.

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    • I like what you said: some ingrates are easier to spot.

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      • Thanks! Some can be seen from the jump. I still wonder about the ones who are good at hiding it. Sometimes I figure it out if they use dog whistle language or paying attention to what they don’t do in certain situations.

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