They say red ting to sweet for dey own good! Red woman and red man are affectionately known as reds in Trinidad. Depending on the context used this could be a netural or negative term.
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There were lyrics from a soca song what Sweet In Goat Mouth does sour in he bam-bam. Lenny. He fall down dead, a few yards from the barber-shop. You remember Pedro predict the man go dead. You ‘member he play the mark No. 4 dead man. Yes, I remember saying Pedro has goat mouth.
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Boy, he was real flashy, chupid flashy. Hat stick up on he head wit’ ribbon tie all over, two-tone shoe, sharkskin pants fada, hot tie.
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Mother is a respectful form of address especially among rural folks in the Caribbean to an old woman, followed by her first or last name. Mother-giver is a derivation on the word mother.
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