Inna Augustown, Miller still a write down di vision. An im sight di way Babylon system inna Jamaica fight down black people culture. Ina Augustown, Miller stil a rait dong di vishan. An im sait di wie Babilan sistim ina Jamieka fait dong blak piipl kolcha. In Augustown, Miller is still writing down the vision. And he 'sights' the way Babylon system in Jamaica fights down black people's culture.
Until we start prosecuting lawbreakers for setting fires, nothing will change. Jamaica will just continue to go up in smoke.
I believe that for important national matters like the Budget debates, translators should be employed to turn technical English into accessible Jamaican Creole. All our talk of democracy is pointless if we continue to exclude the majority of Jamaicans from public discourse.
This business of trust is crucial. But how many of us actually trust our public authorities? Even diehard Comrades who have been afflicted with chik-V cannot truthfully say they trust the word of the minister of health.
Same like how English capture nuff word from Latin an Greek, dem can dis tek over di word dem from English! Mi tink it plenty better fi try find sinting inna Jamaican fi carry over weh yu waan fi seh from English Siem laik ou Inglish kyapcha nof wod fram Latin an Griik, dem kyan dis tek uova di wod dem fram Inglish! Mi tink it plenti beta fi chrai fain sinting ina Jamiekan fi kyari uova we yu waan fi se fram Inglish. I suppose the translators could simply take over English words in exactly the same way that the English language captured lots of words from Latin an Greek! I think it's much better to try to find a Jamaican equivalent for the English expression.
If we don't clean up the tertiary education sector, the quality of all degrees across the board will be compromised. It won't be just the fly-by-night operators that will have to close shop. All universities will be in trouble if Jamaica becomes known as a market for bogus degrees.
If a no UCJ, a who response fi sort out di 'university' lotto scam? / If a no UCJ, a uu rispans fi saat out di 'yuunivorsiti' lato sky am? / And if it's not UCJ, who's responsible for policing the 'university' lotto scam?
Mi no understand wa mek it so hard fi Christian see seh man an woman supposen fi have di said same rights. / Mi no andastan wa mek it so aad fi Krischan si se man an uman supuozn fi av di sed siem raits. I don't understand why it's so hard for Christians to accept that men and woman are supposed to have equal rights.