Muse of de day: Back ah Jackass.

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  • Back a jackass in ah horse race (phrase) – Back or bet on a loser one that should have been obvious had no chance to succeed.

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Source: Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago by Lise Winer

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3 thoughts on “Muse of de day: Back ah Jackass.”

    1. Kirt Morris – I am a traveller, wanna be foodie, soccer fanatic and budding blogger with 18 years of experience in the information technology and marketing technology space. Originally from Trinidad & Tobago, now sheltering in place in Maryland, USA.

      Lol. Yup that is one as well. Meaning they don’t care about time. When ever they get there they get there. “Reach” in Trinidad means arrived. You might call someone and say “boy is rel traffic on de road yes, but we finally arrive”. In summary when yuh reach, yuh reach is CPT : coloured people time

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