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WHAT IS JAMAICA?


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WHAT IS JAMAICA?...



  1. Jamaica is 'Rum and Red Stripe.'
  2. Jamaica is 'Kola Champagne & Manish Water.'
  3. Jamaica is 'Jerk Pork, Scotch Bonnet peppa, Hardough Bread, Fry Fish & Bammy, Coco Bread & Patty'.
  4. Jamaica is 'Cornmeal Dumplin, Dasheen, Yam, Coco , Ackee & SaltFish, Black Mango, Star Apple, 'Doouckunu, Dip-an-Fall-Back, Run-dung.'
  5. Jamaica is 'Bulla-an-Pear, Toeto, SaltFish Fritters, Peppa shrimps, Blue draws, Roast breadfruit and Corn-pork.'
  6. Jamaica is 'Escoviche fish, Oxtail, Tripe and beans.'
  7. Jamaica is 'Jackfruit, Juneplum, Naseberry, 'Tinking-toe, Guinep and Hogplum.'
  8. Jamaica is 'Mint Balls, Bustamante-backbone, Paradise plum, Asham, Drops, Gizzada, and Grater cake.' Read more
  9. Jamaica is 'Bun and cheese, Sorrel and Rum cake.'
  10. Jamaica is 'Miss Lou'
  11. Jamaica is 'Anancy and Big Boy stories.'
  12. Jamaica is 'GRANDMARKET NIGHT!'
  13. Jamaica is 'Irie, Nyabingi, Boogooyaga, Leggobeast, Boo-noo-noo-nous'
  14. Jamaica is 'Dandy Shandy, playing Ludo and a 'quick six of Dominoes.'
  15. Jamaica is 'Ital stew, Strong-Back-an-Cheny- Root, Irish Mosh, Cirsee or Herb Tea, Castor oil at the end of summerand Senna and Salts.'
  16. Jamaica is 'Blouse and skirt!, Kin-Puppa-Lick!,
    Rhattid!, Blough-wow!, Geeze-u-wiz ! Gouzum!'
  17. Jamaica is 'Cool runnings, cease and sekkle, haul-an-pull-up and 'nuff respeck.'
  18. Jamaica is 'Suck-suck and sky-juice.'
  19. Jamaica is 'Wi likkle but wi tal-a-wah!'
  20. Jamaica is 'Wey yu a sey?, What a gwan? Whappen? & How it a go?'
  21. Jamaica is 'bull-buck & duppy conqueror'
  22. Jamaica is 'Zinc fence and gully water.'
  23. Jamaica is 'Stop de cow bawlng eena de place.'
  24. Jamaica is 'Whateva sweet yu gwine sour yu!'
  25. Jamaica is 'Weh yu nuh kibba yu mout?'
  26. Jamaica is 'A hell-an-powdah-house dung ya tiday.'
  27. Jamaica is 'Nu mek mi spit, an it dry up before yu come back'
  28. Jamaica is 'Blouse an' skirt', and 'Kiss mi neck back'.
  29. JAMAICA IS EVERYTHING AND MUCH MUCH MORE - JAMAICA LAND WE LOVE!!


IF YOUR HEART SMILES WHEN YOU READ THIS
... YOU ARE DEFINITELY A TRUE JAMAICAN!

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Sep 04, 2019
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Searching for Biological Father - Related to MITCHELLS, Portland and JOSEPHS, Saint Andrew & Kingston
by: A Mitchell/Josephs descendant

I am searching for my biological father who does not know I existed! What I know about him so far is that he is a descendant of the MITCHELL family From Black Hill, Portland on one side and on the other side he is a descendant of the JOSEPHS/ARBONNE out of Kingston and Saint Andrew. I was conceived around the end of October of 1973 somewhere in Lime Hall, Or Steer Town, Saint Ann. My mom was young and things happened and as a result, I was born. I know he does not know that I was conceived and I have done several Ancestral DNA tests and this linked me to his family and some cousins all of which are coming from the MITCHELLS (Portland) and JOSEPHS/ARBOIN (Kingston & Saint Andrew. Anyone who may know of any connections to these family and know of the connections please contact me ASAP, I would be delighted to hear from you and I am also offering a reward for anyone who is able to help me track him down or any of his close relatives. I know that his Great grandfather was Alexander Mitchell, Black Hill, Portland, and William Josephs out of Kingston/Saint Andrew. please email me at josephsmitchell74@gmail.com


Nov 21, 2018
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True True of Jamaica - all that and more there is the serious side
by: glynn

fascinating! - totally enjoyed this piece and not only was my heart smiling my teeth was 'skinning' too. So very Jamaican.

Nov 16, 2018
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Truly jamaican
by: Seneta

Wi a di bes pan wi lanwige wi special bad....nuff respect

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