A popular soft drink in Jamaica
Patois: Bring a busta fi mi wen yuh deh cum bak
English: Bring a busta for me when you are coming back
Jamaican Proverbs are metaphorical sayings normally based on a truth or on the general experience of humans throughout history. Jamaican Proverbs reflect African and European influences and the purpose of most of these proverbs is to teach about survival.
A place where dead bodies are buried
Patois: Nuh duh nutt'n stupid, yuh wi end up a deadman yard
English: Don't do anything stupid, you may end up at the cemetery
Patois: Dem gyal deh com een like hitey titey
English: Those girls think they are of the upper class
matter of fact
a phrase that is used to make emphasis
Patois: Fram bifuo creation, Di wod did de bout, matarafak, Di wod a did Gad.
English: From before creation, the word was around, as a matter of fact, the word was God.