1982Star 11 Nov. (Tonight) 4‘Die lingo’ (language) whether it be in Soweto, District Six, Fietas (Vrededorp) or Durban is always vibrant, bubbling with clichés and anecdotes.
1984Frontline Feb. 26Fietas and Duries, which the newspapers..call by hifalutin’ names like Vrededorp (or even Pageview..) and Doornfontein.
1986Star 23 Apr. 19Verses from the pre-war campfire song, ‘This is the place Jo’burg’...We’ve got some wonderful tramcars, Wot shakes like boxes of nails. They charge you a tickey by Fietas And a fourpence by the end of the rails.
1989Frontline Mar. 28Vrededorp — Vietas to its residents and Pageview to the map-makers — was Joburg’s last indiscriminate area, and one of the last in the country to be laid low before the Group Areas Act ran out of steam.
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