The Best Of Nigerians’ “#TheyTriedTo….” Proverbs By King A-Maz

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It all started with a Mexican proverb, “They tried to bury us, they didn’t know we were seeds.” What they didn’t know as well was that we (Nigerians) are a nation of absolutely no chill. And so in the spirit of unchill that we persistently dwell in, we took to social media to drop our own versions.

At first, I saw:- They tried to DROWN us. Them no know say we be GARRI. Na so we come dey rise. Dey swell.

From then on, it was a competition to come up with the silliest variation. Just plain hilarious. Check these out.

They tried to cut us but they didn’t know we were Onions, now they’re Crying.

#TheyTriedTo frustrate us, they didn’t know we are Arsenal fans.

Ouch

They tried to corrupt us… But they didn’t know we were Nigerians… Really? 🙁

They tried to drown us but they didn’t know we were plastic bottles. We floated to the top.

They tried to give us away, dey didn’t knw we are offerings. Now we are back in thousand folds. LOL

LMAO. And @_Ortodox said ”They tried to rape us. They didn’t know we were horny Who is sweating now?”. That one is just plain wrong. LMAO.

#TheyTriedTo steal our church shoes; they didn’t know we were Cele.”

The meanest one I’ve seen is by @DEMIIIGOD saying “They tried to bomb us. But they dint know we were Shina rambo. We can’t blow.” Why evils?! Diaris God o.

They tried to drown us but they no know say we be detergent we come they bubble…

They tried to pound us. They didn’t know we are like fufu.. the harder you pound us the tougher we become.

“They tried to grab us, them no know say we be ogbono, na so we start to dey draw ” Like really, nigga?

And the meanness continued with “They tried to break up with us. They didn’t know we were Taylor Swift. Oshheeyy, new album” HAHA!

They tried to strip us, they didn’t know we were high tension wire, naso shock catch them

They tried to knack us, they didn’t know that we were akpako.

And @peekaymila said,They tried to swallow us… them no know say we be JEDI JEDI.

They tried to dismiss us they didnt know we were super eagles. We don already go home”

The tried to minus us, they didnt no we were negative people so we added. Deep!

And another mean one. Haba guys! “Lol they tried to copy My Dress sense, them no know say I be Kcee”

You’ve gotta love the way @_thatSlyguy  put it. “They tried to fire us, dem no know say we be clay.

We con dey shine

*wait for it*

Like Terracotta!!

And they tried to burn us, they didn’t know we were Shadrach, Meschach and Abednego.

And finally, a classic…

They tried to lock us out, they didn’t know we were APC pic.twitter.com/rsEbEMOYz4

— Troll™ (@ochiabuto_)
December 5, 2014

Which one is your favourite?

 

?Source: A-Mizzy’s Thoughts?

 

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