The English Swahili Joke Book is a collection of 100 jokes in English and Swahili. Great for speakers of Swahili to practise their English, or for speakers of English who want to test their Swahili. Jokes like:
Boy : Excuse me teacher, would you punish someone for something they haven’t done?
Teacher : Of course not.
Boy : Good, I haven’t done my homework.
to punish someone – kumwadhibu mtu
homework- kazi ya ziada
On the following page, there’s a translation:
Mvulana: Samahani mwalimu, ungemwadhibu mtu kwa jambo ambalo hajalitenda?
Mwalimu: La hasha!
Mvulana: Vyema, sijafanya kazi yangu ya ziada.