Mauritius: A Lesson on Sirandanes

[Mes] Idees Noires explains that Sirandanes are (Fr) “riddles about everyday life in Mauritius … a relatively traditional aspect of Mauritius that harkens back to the time when Malagasy slaves arrived who brought their riddles with them … and adapted them to the Creole language later on … and as with all ancient games, Sirandanes have a tendency to disappear, replaced by TV and only the older generations really enjoy them…”

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