USA Translation To JamaicanPublished Mar 1, 2003
USA: It's been a long time since I have seen you, girl.
JA: Gal yuh noh dead yet?
USA: Lord, we have lost electricity again!
JA: Lawd Gad, current lack aff again!
USA: Where did you buy that awful bracelet, Cindy?
JA: A weh yuh buy dat deh big ole ugly bangle deh, missus?
USA: Hors d'oeuvres.
JA: Ah wah dis likkle sinting yuh a gi me?
USA: I think something is wrong with Susan, she might have the flu.
JA: Lawd Gad, breeze tek up Suzie!
USA: Girl, those shoes are the bomb.
JA: Gyal, yuh roach killa dem a seh one out deh.
USA: Oh my gosh, I just broke Mom's expensive plate.
JA: Lawd mi Gad, mi bruk up Mama stoosh crackry.
USA: Aren't those pants a bit short?
JA: Yuh did a expect flood ar yuh tek yuh measurement inna wata?
USA: Why are you squeezing the mangoes like that?
JA: Lissen mi nuh, mi a beg yuh stap fingle-fingle up di mango dem.
USA: Sir, please don't throw my luggage like that.
JA: Aye buff teet bwoy, tap fling up-fling up mi bag dem suh man.
USA: I wish you would quit lying.
JA: Tap di blinkin lyin, yuh ole liyad.
USA: Lift the hood off the car for me, John.
JA: Hey my yute, fly di bonnet!
USA: I am waiting for a taxi and it's taking so long.
JA: But wait, no Robot naw run tidey!
USA: Oh the poor little boy is handicapped.
JA: But cooh pan di lickle invalid.
USA: Get me a pop please.
JA: Beg yuh carry wan aerated wata fi mi deh .
USA: It's time for a perm.
JA: Gal yuh head waan cream, yuh noh si how it tough an tan bad!
USA: Yuck!! This is nasty.
JA: Kiss mi neck back!! What a sinting tyase bad an incipid.
USA: Girl, your acne is terrible.
JA: Massi Gad, pickney yuh face bumpy-bumpy an fayva grayta eeh?
USA: Please make some room in the bus so this man can sit.
JA: Schoolas, small up unnu self man mek Daddy siddung.
USA: I have a stomach ache.
JA: Mi belly ah gripe mi.
USA: These mangoes look a bit over ripe.
JA: Missus, move fram in front ah mi wid dem fluxy mango deh.
USA: She has a bit of an overbite.
JA: Gyal fayva buckteet Ida.
USA: He has very large full eyes.
JA: Wat ah bway fayva patoo.
USA: He has no manners.
JA: Im noh have noh broughtupsy!
USA: Perspiration odor.
JA: Him smell green.
USA: Poached (boiled) chicken.
JA: Dat deh sinting nuh staat cook yet.
USA: Oh dear.
USA: Josh is suffering from Attention Deficit Disorder.
JA: Di pickney too hard eaize!
USA: He has a touch of Dyslexia.
JA: What a bway dunce sah.
USA: I need a bottle of Pepto Bismal..my stomach hurts.
JA: Lawd, mi coulda do wid a wash out yah nung .. mi belly bine up.
USA: That man over there is missing his dentures.
JA: Cooh pan dat deh mashmout bredda ova deh soh.
USA: Oh my, your feet are so ashy...
JA: Yuh foot tuff laka aligata bak...yuh couldn't rub likkle coknut ile pon yuh foot?
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Dinner with Tanice Today was an exciting day for me because I was out of school and my weekend had just started, also I was expecting a special guest over for dinner. The guest name is Tanice. The dinner got planned while I was at school. I asked Tanice if she was doing anything over the weekend and she said no, so I said how about you come over my house for dinner my parents are going out of town then, she said sure why not, with an attitude. She said, “when do you want me over.” I told her Saturday at 4:00 p.m. would be great. Right now I am making sure that the kitchen is clean and I am getting the table and everything ready for dinner. The reason why I am really planning this dinner is to get back at Tanice for what she did to me in the 7th grade. I remember it like it was yesterday. I was in the third row of my class sitting in the third desk and Tanice was sitting in a desk next to me. While I was doing my work in class my head started itching like something was crawling in it, so when I touched my head I felt something big and hairy. It was a Tarantula in my head. I screamed so loudly that everyone in the class heard me and as I was looking at everyone in the class I seen people laughing. When I looked a Tanice she had an evil smirk on her face. I knew then that she was the one that put the tarantula in my head and I was so angry at her that I made a promise to myself that I was going to get revenge on her. What I decided to cook Tanice was a special dish called Bully beef and for dessert I decided to bake an Upside down pineapple cake. The special drink that I was fixing was fish tea. I had put me a delicious plate of food up. I started to cook the Bully beef. I made sure that the meat wasn’t cooked all the way through. Then I got the ingredients for the Upside down pineapple cake. I also added a special ingredient for the cake. When I put all the ingredients in a big bowl I poured the special ingredients into the bowl which was hot sauce. Finally, I fixed the fish tea. When I was done with the meal I waited until it was 4:00 p.m. It finally turned 4:00 so I waited at the door for Tanice. Then, I heard knocking at the door and I checked the peek whole and it was Tanice so I opened the door let her in the house and I said, with a smile on my face “hi Tanice good to see you again.” Tanice said “whatever.” So I told her that the food was on the stove, grab a plate, fix you something to eat and have a seat at the table. We started to eat our dinner and she asked me what is this stuff and she asked did you cook this all the way. I told her that it was Bully beef and that I thought I cooked the meat all the way. Then she said, “I’m kind of thirsty,” do you have anything to drink? I told her yes I have some tea. I went and got the tea. Tanice said thank you. She started drinking then she said yuck this taste like fish. I said oh I gave you fish tea. Tanice said, “that was disgusting.” I told her that I had some dessert. So I brought out some Upside down pineapple cake. She took a bite and ate it and she asked, why “does this taste spicy.” I said I don’t know I followed the directions. Tanice said, you didn’t follow it well enough. She said girl you can’t cook and don’t ever invite me over for dinner. I said bye Tanice. She left out the door and I was so happy that I finally got revenge on Tanice. That was the best dinner I ever had.