Posted by: Dr. Y. | May 2, 2019

Proverbe Douala sur Soi-Même / Duala Proverb on Oneself

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Crapaud / Frog

Le crapaud ignore que sa peau est lisse (Proverbe Douala – Cameroun). – Quand on est laid, on ne se moque pas des autres.

The frog does not know that its skin is not smooth (Duala proverb – Cameroon). – When you are ugly, do not laugh at others.


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  1. That’s a unique proverb. It sort of reminds me of the saying (in some indirect way), “If you live in a glass house, then don’t throw stones.”

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    • Amen! You are absolutely right!

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      • Thanks, Dr. Y! Yeah, the message rings true with either version of the proverb.

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