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  1. #21
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    Re: ok since we confessing....

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Kia</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: gourmet</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Which parish has the most patwa? </div></div>

    de one wid de moas people? </div></div>
    awoah. mi ting ud a go call up wi parish name, o lord long have we laboured under the stigma of chatbaddishness.
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    Re: ok since we confessing....

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Dr.Dudd</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: RichD</div><div class="ubbcode-body">i have to confess that even doah mi bawn and grow a Jamaica (left Jamica when i was 26) i cant talk patwa ( i have a Jamaican accent but don't speak patwa) </div></div> That must be kind a common. finny thing was that they never forbade me from speaking it,but nobody at home,and veryfew in my ummudiate circle spoke it fluently. But the problem I jave is that Americans have not been able to recognize my accent. some refuse to believe that I am jamaican. that some tomes unclude Jamaicans though.
    until I prove that I know more wbout jamaica than them. </div></div>
    I'm with you guys on this one (we were 'forbidden' from speaking it at home, though my siblings are fully &quot;bilingual&quot; now).
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    Re: ok since we confessing....

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: gourmet</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Which parish has the most patwa? </div></div>

    All Parishes have their own versions, but Kingston and Montego Bay for obvious reason must be the places with the most varied.
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    Re: ok since we confessing....

    Cow foot, cow skin, and any parts of the cow that isn't steak-looking makes me cringe and I can't swallow boiled dumpling.
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    Re: ok since we confessing....

    I canfess seh mi neba learn fi write patois till mi stawt poas pon ya


    I also confess seh mi could nat and still cannot stand mackerel
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    Re: ok since we confessing....

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: MGee</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Kia</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: gourmet</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Which parish has the most patwa? </div></div>

    de one wid de moas people? </div></div>
    awoah. mi ting ud a go call up wi parish name, o lord long have we laboured under the stigma of chatbaddishness. </div></div>

    wi chat good.. ah deh ress ah dem doah know how fi chat prapa!!!!
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    Re: ok since we confessing....

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: gourmet</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Which parish has the most patwa? </div></div>yu mean worst patwa? St Elizabeth an some parts of St Catherine

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    Re: ok since we confessing....

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Kia</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I canfess seh mi neba learn fi write patois till mi stawt poas pon ya


    I also confess seh mi could nat and still cannot stand mackerel </div></div>

    ditto.

    is ongly recently me start use patwa in email and on fb
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    Re: ok since we confessing....

    Tanya, I guess I meant the most difficult to understand version of patwa. St. Elizabeth then.

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    Re: ok since we confessing....

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: gourmet</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Tanya, I guess I meant the most difficult to understand version of patwa. St. Elizabeth then. </div></div> yes dem an St Ann has the best

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