In the old country, matchmakers would have said Nathan was “such a catch!”
Mohammed Assaf reminded folks of the old country in a different time when seniors were respected rather than discarded.
From what I hear, this practice dates back to the old country—who are we to break with tradition?
He would often reminisce about the book “the way an immigrant talks about the old country.”
Today, we look at print from the refreshed point of view of an expatriate who sees the old country with new eyes.
So you see that we are pretty smart out here, and not a long way behind the old country after all.
Can every one in the old country, no matter how industrious, say that of himself?
I guess it ain't any worse to hold church fairs in this country than it is to have the outrageous goings on in the old country.
Cloete concluded by remarking that he, had “had enough of the old country.”
You sing some old country songs pretty well yourself, William.