'O jewa ke eng?' featured in Year on Twitter global report

File: A woman shows a smartphone with the logo of US social network Twitter, on May 2, 2019 in Nantes, western France.

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JOHANNESBURG - Keabetswe Jan’s viral Tweet, “O jewa ke eng”, has been featured on the list of the Most Retweeted with comment worldwide for 2019.

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The Southern Sotho phrase, which loosely translates to ‘what is eating you up?’, went viral across the globe earlier this year after thousands of Twitter users replied to it by sharing their problems.

According to the annual Year on Twitter report, Jan's tweet shares the top spot with "Sco pa tu manaa", "Bomboclaat", "Ian Cumberland" and Lady Gaga's cryptic tweet.