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The article has: "the people here still live up to the voortrekker traditions of braaing and the Afrikaaner lifestyle." I think almost any English speaker should understand "Afrikaaner", though I'm not certain all would. "voortrekker" I can guess, but it's not a word I've ever seen before. "Braaing" has me completely baffled. I'm a native English speaker; if I'm baffled here, likely second language readers are even more confused.

Could we have a bit more explanation, please? Pashley 07:11, 19 October 2009 (EDT)

Here's another native speaker that doesn't know braaing or voortrekker. Texugo 08:37, 19 October 2009 (EDT)
Well I know Voortrekker is the name of the early Dutch colonial settlers from my old history classes, Fore trekkers quite literally I think, but Braaing is also lost on me, especially after looking it up (roasting!?) --Stefan (sertmann) Talk 08:49, 19 October 2009 (EDT)