A group of black settlers and their descendants who fought with the British against the United States in the war of 1812, were called Merikans.
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Don’t cry, maharajin. You is a good woman! As he came up the steps he shouted. ‘How you feeling these days, maharajin? Is me, Chittaranjan, the goldsmith.’
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Quito-Quito is a phrase used synonymously with BEHIND GOD BACK especially in reference to where someone lives.
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When police shoot police, it has more in the mortar than the pestle. Indicating that there is more than appears on the surface.
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A Chickichong is a small round or rectangular kite usually made from paper, with a paper tail. It is not to be confused with it’s larger sibling the Mad Bull.
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