la couray

Trini Phrase: La Couray

I was in La Couray reading bout the team yesterday, I bit my tongue on several occasions, to make the right pronunciations.

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McDonalds

Not So Fast

Fast food is hardly recognizable from those days when the jingle was “47₵ for a 3-course meal, At McDonald’s, that’s a steal.”

Cockey-O-Ko piggy back ride

Trini Phrase: Cokey-O-Ko

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)

Tanka Lanka

Trini Phrase: Tanka Lanka

Tanka lanka! I goin’ to tell Miss what you say ’bout she husban’!

kicksing

Trini Phrase: Kicksing

The Parliamentarians were kicksing on the cricket grounds in Balandara last Sunday. they Challenged the Lawrence Woods XI and were soundly beaten.