Trinidad Buck

Trini Folklore: Buck

The owners of these creatures must provide them with food and shelter to keep them under their control.

Trini Phrase: Doux-Doux

Yuh know you are true Trini if, among a long list of other things… You’ve called someone (or been called) chunka-lunks, thick ting, family (even if she’s not remotely related to you!) doo-doo, dahlin’, reds, breds, horse or partner.

Saltfish Buljol

Salt Fish Buljol (Trinidad)

Brulejol / buljol / bhuljol / bull-jowl / brulejol / bulljoll, buljug:  A dish made from salt cod, oil, onions, tomatoes, peppers usually eaten for breakfast.  French origin brÛle ‘burn’ + geule ‘throat’.

Trini Soucouyant

Trini Folklore: Soucouyant

You membah de time wen you big sister use to run soo-koo-nyah all about in Belmont, and how dey chase she de nite she was trying to suck Miss Kitsy.

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