For the love of the game.

Oh, the beautiful game.  For as long as I can remember football (soccer) has been a part of my DNA.

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I’m positive. It’s Friday.

After a stressful week of “Did, you forget to take your meds?” Congressional hearings and diaper-wearing, tiny-handed orange balloons, I thought you might need to end the week on a positive note.

  • Break Dew:  Remain outside for a long time at night; stay outside all night until the morning DEW comes.
    • You break so much dew you catch cold (Ottley 1971:10)

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

Still looking for the muderers of Till?

The Department of  Justice (DoJ) of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, this stalwart of civil rights of our era in March 2018, reopened the inquiry into the murder of Emmett Till because they have found “new” information about the case.

  • Get On:  Carry on loudly; talk in an angry or excited way.
    • Any time you get ah real American in an aggravating situation, the first thing he do is let his voice be heard in objection; in other words, he does get on. (Lovelace, 1987:20)

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