Jamaican Colloquialisms Over The Years
Jamaicans are known for their patois and very unique way of labeling people, places or things. Some of the slang words that have been created over the years, have been adopted and utilized by other cultures inappropriately. Primarily, because they are not aware of the correct meanings associated with the words. Affluent Jamaicans rarely talk about the connotations of the words because the meanings are usually derogatory in nature or associated with lack of education and class. Some of the words we may have been privy to over the years are as follows...