Time for Jamaican Language Day

I carefully pointed out differences between the grammar of English and Jamaican. At the end of one of the classes, an attentive man asked, "Why nobody never teach us like this before?" Perhaps, because the Ministry of Education is satisfied with the status quo.

Pearly Beach a no fi poor people

UDC better wheel an come again. A no so-so big event fi keep a Pearly Beach. It fi open every day fi everybody.
UDC beta wiil an kom agen. A no suo-so big event fi kip a Pearly Beach. It fi opn evri die fi evribadi.
UDC had better wheel and come again. It’s not only big events that should be kept at Pearly Beach. It should be open every day for everybody.

No Beach For Local Tourists

We have to launch a national campaign to take back Jamaica's beaches from private operators. In the 1970s we used to say we're more than a beach, we're a country. Now, we need to claim our beaches. They should belong to all Jamaicans. Not just a few hoteliers.

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