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(patois) Yu undastan wah mi a seh?
(english) Do you understand what I’m saying?

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You know you're Jamaican if

January 4, 2015

You know you're Jamaican if searcy tea is the cure for every sickness, whenever you hear the Jehovah witness on the outside, you shut off everything and hide until they are gone,you address all Asian looking person as Mr. Chin or Ms. Chin.

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January 18, 2017

English Translation



Someone who is very inexperience

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Patois: Yuh cyaah hangle dat, yuh a prento
English: You can't handle that, you're a novice

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A suh mi tan

January 13, 2017

English Translation

That's the way I am

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Patois: Mi nah change, a suh mi tan
English: I'm not changing, that's the way I am

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If yuh cyaah ketch Quaco, yuh ketch him shut

January 3, 2017

English Translation

If you can’t catch Quaco, you will catch his shirt


If the person that is wanted escapes, then vengeance may be taken upon his relatives or friends

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