1927Outspan 4 Mar. 82A breathing space has been reached for the large body of Capetonians whose duty it has been to make sure that the attractions of the Peninsula are on everybody’s tongue at home and abroad.
1950H. GibbsTwilight in S. Afr. 33We arrived in a flourish of American cars and anticipation, and were soon attacking one of those five-course lunches which Cape-townians dismiss as a ‘simple snack’.
1979Cape Times 2 July 1Capetonians can draw comfort from the fact that in 200 years of meteorite strikes only six injuries, and no deaths, are recorded.
1987C. HopeHottentot Room 121The heart, remember, Looper repeated to himself in passable imitation of the flat Capetownian vowels of Christiaan Barnard — is only a pump.
1989S. Sole inSunday Tribune 1 Jan. 2Capetonians have more words for foreigners (anyone from North of the Huguenot tunnel) than Free State farmers have to describe their sheep, none of them as complimentary.
1990J. Michell inStyle Nov. 62Durbanites eat for enjoyment and energy rather than to impress their clients; and, unlike Capetonians, they aren’t prepared to spend hours fussing over prissy little plates of nouvelle cuisine.
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