Afrikaans is a language similar to Dutch spoken in southern Africa.
- The remedy may be worse than the disease.
- English equivalent: The remedy is often worse than the disease; Burn not your house to rid it off the mouse.
- Kritzinger, F. Benjamin (1991). English proverbs and expressions with Afrikaans equivalents (Reimpresa ed.). J.L. van Schaik. p. 109. ISBN 0627017312.