Jamaican Slang, Patois Jamaican Style

Jamaican Slang, Patois Jamaican Style

Let’s talk about Jamaican Slang, let’s talk Patois Jamaican Style. English is the first language of Jamaica and it is also the language taught in school. However, on a social scale around the island and across many islands, Patwa or Patois Jamaican Style...
The White Witch of Rose Hall Annie Palmer

The White Witch of Rose Hall Annie Palmer

Great House of Rose Hall   Once upon a time, long ago on the Island of Jamaica lived a woman named Annie Palmer. Legend has it that Annie Patterson came from Haiti and lived in the Great House on the Plantation of Rose Hall Montego Bay. There are many versions to...
Common Patois Phrases and What They Mean

Common Patois Phrases and What They Mean

Jamaican Patois (aka Patwah) is a mixture of English and Creole that has been used for hundreds of years by Jamaicans in day-to-day life. While it’s easy for English speakers to get a handle on the basics of Jamaican Patois grammar, it’s almost impossible...