Trinidadian phrase used as a warning that something is vulnerable, and needs to be protected; often used for situations in which people have something to hide.
Trini Phrases: Cocoa In De Sun
Cocoa in de sun along with the various words and phrases from Trinidad & Tobago can be traced back to English, French and Spanish origins. Mother-giver is one such word that has its roots in the English language. Growing up in Trinidad and Tobago is interesting because the slangs can change over time. I have lived in the United States for 20 years now, and every time I travel back to Trinidad and Tobago, I have to reacquaint myself with the words and phrases that have evolved.
On a sultry Washington, D.C. summer day we are waiting in queue for the individual ticket allotment to the African American history museum. The uncomfortable heat is a small cost to pay for the opportunity to see the antiquities of our ancestors.
Nailah Blackman, the granddaughter of the late Lord Shorty aka Ras Shorty I recently launcheda single “SOKAH” with its catchy chorus lines and gyrating waistline will make any winer boy want to “wine”.
Tringlish – Trini Slang: The local vernacular, considered as a variety of dialect of English or as an English-related creole language. This Trinidad Dictionary of slang words and phrases is the largest of its kind online and growing. A hybrid of languages from all corners of the globe but with a definitive French influence.