boerewors curtain means: This invisible line separates Afrikaans South Africa and English-speaking South Africa. It is accepted that KZN, Joburg, and Cape are on the English side, while the Freestate and Limpopo on the Dutch side. Named after boerewors, the Iron Curtain. This was the Cold War’s border between Capitalist West and communist East. (in Community Dictionary, added by Lilian Melton)

What else does boerewors curtain mean?

  • The Jukskei River, Gauteng (South Africa). Named after boerewors, a traditional South African sausage that was used to refer to Afrikaans and the Iron Curtain. This is the Cold War’s border between Capitalist West and communist East. The river is located between Johannesburg, mainly Afrikaans speaking Pretoria and Johannesburg, largely English speaking. Boerewors Curtain is the name of the river between them. You cross it from Johannesburg to emerge from it. Language barriers between these two cities. (in Community Dictionary, added by Mekhi Cain)