One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Until we meet again; goodbye.
- ‘Let's not say ‘totsiens’ yet to Mbeki, in this regard.’
- ‘You could also just use ‘sien jou’, but people do still say totsiens fairly often so don't worry about it - you can use that too.’
1930s: from Afrikaans tot (weer)siens, from Dutch tot ‘until’ + zien ‘see’.
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