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  • curtiscaesar
    Yuh kno yuh is a Guyanese wen...... -Yuh describe all chewing gum as either Chico or Wrigleys. -Yuh collect plastic bags from the supermarket
    Message 1 of 330 , Dec 1, 1999
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      Yuh kno yuh is a Guyanese wen......<br><br>-Yuh
      describe all chewing gum as either "Chico" or
      "Wrigleys."<br>-Yuh collect "plastic bags" from the supermarket and
      re-use dem til dey buss up.<br>-Yuh clean tin foil after
      using it once and store it for further use.<br>-Yuh
      believe that all modern medical treatment is a con as
      there is nothing that can't be cured by:<br>(a) Sapping
      yuh forehead with "Limacol" or<br>(b) Drinking
      "Ferrol" or<br>(c) Tekin a "Whizzz"<br>-Yuh describe all
      hairdressing as "Vaseline" or "Grease."<br>-Yuh have yuh
      "furnitures" in "de gallery". Dese furnitures have always had
      plastic covers so that when yuh sit pon dem in Summer yuh
      legs does be sweatin.<br>-Yuh describe all makes of
      condom as "durex."<br>-Yuh still "pick peas"<br>-Yuh put
      "Cutex" on your nail.<br>-Yuh know a male whose name
      begins with "egg as in "Eggbert" etc.<br>-Yuh know dat
      "shortime" is not related to working practices in the usual
      sense.<br>-Despite what the experts sey, yuh (personally) kno of a
      "rain forest" growin "South".....or Mahaica.....or
      Dartmouth.<br>-Yuh still hol yuh breath wen yuh press the electric
      switch.....or turn on de taps.<br>-Yuh still boil all water
      before drinking it even if it was bottled.<br>-Yuh still
      cook wid "gas bottle."<br>-Yuh still prefer dippin
      water from a basin when tekin a shower.<br>-At the
      supermarket yuh are de only one who does ask fuh:<br>(a)
      "Steakbeef", or<br>(b) "Ice Apple" or<br>(c) "Pig Face"
      or<br>(d) "English Potato" or<br>(e) "Chicken Foot"
      or<br>(f) "Tripe" or<br>(g) "Cow Foot"<br>(h)
      "Runners"<br>(i) "Pig Face"<br>-Yuh tell people dat yuh have
      family livin "overseas" or "foreign".<br>-Yuh refer to
      sneakers as "Yaatin Boots" or "Trackers."<br>-Though you
      have lived in the USA for donkey years you still
      calcluate everything in $US, even when you are in the USA.
      Yuh know the priority in which US Resident Visas are
      awarded......by heart. You convert everything to Guyana time. You
      convert shoe size to Guyana size.<br>-Yuh "chew up" your
      chicken bones and suck out the marrow....in
      public.<br>-When your leavin your home you always ensure yuh
      "wearing a clean buckta or pantee" and that "yuh skin oil"
      in case yuh get "knock down."<br>-Yuh got no idea
      what de twelve regions in Guyana are but yuh know
      exactly where "Region 13" is located.<br>-Yuh refer to
      all clear cleaning fluids as "Marvex."<br>-Yuh eat
      "fish head" and "suck out de eye."<br>-Yuh distinguish
      between "salt biscuit" and "sweet biscuit."<br>-Yuh know
      someone whose surname is "Mentore."<br>-"Around the
      corner" could mean 10 yards or 10 miles.<br>-Yuh call all
      chocolates "Cadbury's".... and after opening it you put it
      in the fridge and eat one segment per day.<br>-All
      pasta is described as "Spagetti"..... In any event, you
      are unable to distinguish the kinds of pasta as YOU
      EAT EVERYTING, including chowmein and soup, WITH
      RICE.<br>-Yuh feel that the following should be made a
      compulsory part of the driving code:<br>(a) driving with
      your elbow outside the window;<br>(b) turning without
      indicating;<br>(c) Keeping the high beam on all the time;<br>(d) Red
      light should mean slow down and go if nothing is
      coming<br>-Yuh cannot understand why taxis only take three
      people in the back seat... or doan play loud music
      whilst carrying passengers.<br>-Yuh feel that though
      test or one day cricket is exciting you feel that
      "one-tip, two-tip" cricket World Cup should be
      introduced.<br>-Yuh refer to denim trousers as "hard pants."<br>-Yuh
      still "pick rice."<br>-Yuh able fuh use any one of, or
      all, the following in a sentence:<br>(a) Bannas<br>(b)
      Man<br>-Yuh (personally) know, dat people who make
      allegations are alle-gators" (as in the amphibian).<br>-Yuh
      drink "Ice Wata"..... or "Swank."<br>-Your idea of a
      good night out is to buy a "food" for your date and
      tek she "pon de Sea Waallll"
    • dredthren
      HEY MY PEOPLE AND LADIES......JUS WANTED TO SAY HELLO AND LETS START BUSSING UP SOME ROTI..... LADIES AM ALWAYS HEAR JUS GIVE ME A SHOUT
      Message 330 of 330 , Mar 3, 2002
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        HEY MY PEOPLE AND LADIES......JUS WANTED TO SAY HELLO AND LETS START BUSSING UP SOME ROTI.....<br>LADIES AM ALWAYS HEAR JUS GIVE ME A SHOUT
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