piggy bank

Word of the Week

The word of the week is a compilation of  Trinidadian sayings -phrases and words- used on the island.

  • Pull hand: In SUSU, to collect the entire amount of all members contributions in your turn
  • SUSU:  A cooperative savings systems in which each person contributes the same fixed amount each week, and the whole amount, the HAND is taken by a different member each time.

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Featured Image: Piggy bank by JustysiakSource: Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago by Lise Winer

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