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"Who came up with the word “Jon” for a fool?" - Edem's question to Ghanaians

Ghanaian musician, Denning Edem Hotor, known by stage name Edem is asking Ghanaians the originator of the word "Jon" used for a fool.

The Ghanaian musician, Edem took to Twitter to ask Ghanaians the originator of the word "Jon".

"Who came up with the word “Jon” for a fool ?," he tweeted.

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However, netizens have reacted to the tweet as they states the genesis of the word "Jon".

Akwasi AJ: "The jun for junky makes sense but The Akans also have ‘dwon’. If an Akan tells you that you walk ‘dwon dwon’ it means you walk foolishly or like a lunatic. Another variant of it is ‘dwobii’ which is usually used to describe a stupid or foolish-like face."

Kofi B: "It's junkie and we kumasi folks shorten it to Jon."

Shattawale dick_big: "Is not Jon but rather Jun (junkie) so is an American slang word for drug addicted or useless"

Baffy: "Came from Junky- Jun"

Big Mode: "Kumasi people"

Myla: "Corruption of John maybe, a common name used in unknown cases"

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