The cocks were crowing cokey-o-ko! Kokiyoko all over the village in Trinidad. When the priests heard the cocks crowing, he jumped up. “Time to say some prayers for Rama.” (Ladoo 1972:94)
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The series titled Trini’s Livin’ In Xisle is meant to highlight the narratives, experiences and achievements of Trinidadians and Tobagonians residing overseas. The purpose of this series is to showcase these Trinbagonians and share their enunciated stories with the world!
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Tanka lanka! I goin’ to tell Miss what you say ’bout she husban’!
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The Parliamentarians were kicksing on the cricket grounds in Balandara last Sunday. they Challenged the Lawrence Woods XI and were soundly beaten.
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For two or three weeks before the 25th December, at nights, boys would bus bamboo in small villages all over Trinidad.
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