- Donkey years, donkeys years (phr): A very long time. (<English donkey’s years ‘ a very long time>).
- “Les, when last….” “Years man.” “Is ah long time, oui.” “A long, long time, donkey years.” (Jones 1973:86)
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Source: Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago by Lise Winer
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Obzocky ungainly and poorly dressed. Especially women that are fat and wearing conspicuously ill-chosen colours or clothing.
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Alenore Gardens Phase II – Phase I was for affluent people who needed a view of the central plains – is a somnolent wee hamlet in one of the notches of Calvary Hill located at the foothills of Arima at the end of De Gannes Street. Evidently according to Google Maps Alenore Gardens is part of Tunapuna Piarco Regional Corporation instead of the Arima Borough Corporation. This is a story of the Garden Boyzs and the Wynns.
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