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A: Antjie Somers - Dis Ekke
In Afrikaans folklore, Antjie Somers is the ‘bogeyman’ used by adults to frighten children into good behaviour. Growing up in South Africa during the late 50’s and early 60’s, I firmly believed that Antjie Somers would arrive at my house at midnight to carry me away in her sack, as punishment for the mischief engaged …