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.
So how are we going to turn our new UNESCO branding into cultural capital? And where is our museum of Jamaica music? It's on Water Lane, an alley in downtown Kingston. The creators of our music deserve much, much better than this.
Suppose Sista P have big plan weh she naa tell nobody? Supuoz Sista P av big plan we shi naa tel nobadi? What if Sister P has big plans she's not telling anybody?
In a 1998 interview in the Uncensored series on FAME FM, the deejay frankly announced, "Lady Saw is a act."
It grieve mi wen mi find out seh Jamaica a spend one billion dollar every year pon foreign hair. It griiv mi wen mi fain out se Jamieka a spen wan bilyan dala evri ier pan farin ier. I was appalled to learn that Jamaica imports one billion dollars' worth of foreign hair every year.
he conversation about colour and identity in Jamaica must be continued in the home, in school and in the media. It can't be left on the beach in Negril.
On Sunday, September 9, 1906, The New York Times published a story with the headline, "Bushman Shares a Cage With Bronx Park Apes".
NyamJam is a very good concept: eating Jamaican. And especially in these times of austerity imposed by the International Monetary Fund, we must nyam what we produce. Unfortunately, the word nyam has negative connotations.
Then a who tell Peter Phillips seh wi can trust Sister P becau she no build no house wid no big wall? Den a uu tel Peter Phillips se wi kyan chros Sista P bikaa shi no bil no ous wid no big waal? Then why is Peter Phillips so sure we can trust Sister P because she hasn't built a house with huge fence walls?