What makes us proud of South Africa? Sure, it’s our respect for democracy, our admiration of the Big 5 and Siphiwe Tshabalala’s goal during the 2010 World Cup. But it’s a lot more than that, right? It’s more subtle, more specific …What really makes us love this country of ours is the smell of Blitz in the afternoon, just before we light a braai. It’s the hiccups you get from a sip of Stoney, it’s your Nando’s order and the sheer majesty of Pearl Thusi’s afro! Let’s not forget the sarcastic best friend on Date My Family and the parallel Black Twitter commentary during Our Perfect Wedding! All of these are national treasures, which deserve to be celebrated in an alternative South African pantheon of greatness. So, we wrote them up in a book and called it Black Twitter, Blitz and a Boerie as Long as Your Leg.It’s a hilarious compendium of iconic South Africanness. It’s good to be South African and here are 123 reasons why.