Category Archives: Patwa

Day 423

COOLIE: the traditional Jamaican epithet for East Indians. It is never used It is never used for Chinese Jamaicans.

Day 422

COOL RUNNINGS: usually used at a time of departure on a long journey meaning have a safe trip

Day 421

COO YAH: v. (origin unclear) Look here! pay attention

Day 419

CONTROL : to be in charge of, responsible for, to own; to take

Day 418

COME EEN LIKE: to seem as if; to resemble.

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