Guttural shortening of “How is it going?” and the standard South African greeting. Spoken by true exponents with minimal movement of the lips. Response should simply be another “Howzit” — unless you are an excessively polite and verbose Englishman, in which case you can stick to “I’m fine, thanks. How are you?”.
(Reuters and Sent in by Aka Ato Cooper/Jozi)