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If you are a foreigner and have been to any of the over 28 English-speaking Caribbean nations you will find it hard to believe that English is the native tongue, but it is!.
Among the many aspects of Caribbean culture is the astoundingly fascinating manner of speaking. The language evolution in Jamaica transformed the 'mother tongue' into an expressive art to fit its own needs and sentiments. Sometimes even the most educated Jamaican is likely to be caught unaware - using popular terms of the Jamaican dialect to be expressive...
No one really knows the Jamaican dialect, not even the Jamaicans themselves, yet each one understands the essence of its phraseology... This is because new words, phrases and expressions are created daily to spontaneously enhance a given situation... So do not feel at loss if you are a foreigner and someone tries to alienate you by saying,
"...yuh noh noah di langwige...' You can brush up by getting a copy of Dr. Reece-Daly's 'Memba De Culcha.'
(Horatio M Bennett, editor).