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    Banned bajangal1's Avatar bajangal1 is offline
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    I Am A West Indian When.......


    I don't walk on the sidewalk ... I walk on pavement.

    You know that bake is not baked!!

    You know what it is like to be "sent for the belt"!!

    I beleive that children need discipline.

    I walk with my own pepper sauce!!

    "A beer is a carib".... so is : Stag, Banks, Red Stripe, Guiness, Hairoun, Royal Extra but these are also refreshments: ... Ting, Chubby, Mauby, Irish Moss, Sea Moss.

    Sorrel is a christmas drink, not eggnog.

    I soak my cake in rum!!

    West indian topics of debate are: 1. Rice and peas or.. Peas and rice?? 2. Pelau or cookup rice? 3. Curry chicken or chicken curry?

    When I reach home I change into my home clothes!!

    Licks is not a restaurant.

    Eeveryone is your aunt, uncle or cousin!! (courtesy family)!!

    Moth balls are everywhere in your house.

    You have a freezer in your basement

    Shadow is is not a ghost .. But a jumbie or duppy might be!!

    No matter how old you are, you call your parents mummy and daddy.

    You know the meaning of "dahl", "channa", "anchar", "kurma" and "buss-up-shot".

    You love soca (goes without saying).

    You can call your fellow country man by an ethnic name fondly and it would be okay. eg: darkie, reds, dougs, chinee-man, yellow, creole, red-man, white-boy.

    "You betta study yuh book"

    When you get 98 out of 100 on a test.. Yuh parents ask you "what de ass .. happen to the other 2 marks??"

    someone in your family is a mechanic.

    You don't go to the grocery store you go to the market to make groceries.

    You know that bake goes with: bigon, bulljol, smoke herring, salt fish.

    You wash and re-use plastic and

    styrofoam go with the plastic take-out spoons and forks cutlery set in the draw.

    t is not vegetables it is veg-e-tables

    Tripe is a delicacy, fish is brain food.

    Castor and cod liver oil is good for you.

    You have a wall unit in your dining room filled with the "good dishes"!!

    You know the difference between wine, whine and wine!!!

    You or someone in your family has a cd or mini boxing gloves with your island's flag on it hanging from the rear-view mirror in your car.

    I don't photocopy.... I xerox!!

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    who Jah bless no man cus JAHTEE's Avatar JAHTEE is offline
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    I am a west indian when ya get me madd I give ya some good cuss words.

    I am west indian when ya getting licks with the cou-cou stick.
    *I have been Born Again*

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    Big Steupss trinithunda's Avatar trinithunda is offline
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    damn......that is so true...look my mechanic uncle sittin next to me here!!

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    Official Winin' criminal Soca_Loving_Trini's Avatar Soca_Loving_Trini is offline
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    some of dem thing so true but i dont agree with the last one who d ass does say xerox??? i does say photocopy but most of dem true!!
    Doh cry fuh me! When I dead bury me in the Carnival, so I will never, never miss out the bachanal.... When I gone put me down in the Savannah so I could never, never miss a next Panorama! My daddy was on a wining trip, Mammy conceive on a wining ship and when I born I come out a soca chile......

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