De Steelband an dem had big clash and one-time dey call orf Panorama but Despers say dey is dey own boss an dey play in de Savannah on Carnival Tuesday and by Wednesday de lef Pantrinbago in what Tanty Merkle woulda call taking in front before in front take you.
Continue reading ➞ Trini Phrase: Take In Front
I was in La Couray reading bout the team yesterday, I bit my tongue on several occasions, to make the right pronunciations.
Continue reading ➞ Trini Phrase: La Couray
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.”
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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)
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The series titled Trini’s Livin’ In Xisle is meant to highlight the narratives, experiences and achievements of Trinidadians and Tobagonians residing overseas. The purpose of this series is to showcase these Trinbagonians and share their enunciated stories with the world!
Continue reading ➞ Trini’s Livin’ In Xisle: Lasana ‘Sana’ Philbert