Local Writings

Trinbago language for beginners

Mouth open and tory jump out for article Trinbago language for beginners in sweet T&T for Sweet TnT Magazine in Trinidad and Tobago

By Kielon Hilaire. For times of infinity, numerous languages have been spoken by various ethnicities with the primary aspiration of communicating effectively whenever human heads collide with each other – language of French, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese – you get the point. Without the utilisation of these twisted tongues, chaos might have …

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Whop, whap, yuh dead!

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By Euline Joseph. WHOP! WHAP! Seldom broke the stillness of the night at my house. My brother displayed the true likeness of a mannequin, perched in front of the television set, whether it is a comedy drama, documentary or a “sudsy soap“. But boy! Ah tell yuh, not when dem peculiar …

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Talk Nah!

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Omilla Mungroo. De talk start off in town… “Well Gary Boy? 2014 started with a bang in Trinidad and Tobago! Way we go do now boy?” “That was ah understatement boy. Is real talk I hearing all about de place, but…” With 24 murders on the 12th day of the month …

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