Regional Dialect Meme

Stolen (but can one really steal a meme?) from TriniLikeSalt http://trinilikesalt.tumblr.com/post/2609470317/regional-dialect-video-meme-trinidad-and-tobago:

What is it called when you throw toilet paper on a house? Something Americans do.

What is the bug that when you touch it, it curls into a ball? WTF? Congarees do that but are they a bug?

What is the bubbly carbonated drink called? Sof’ drink

What do you call gym shoes? Jim shoes. Keds.

What do you say to address a group of people? Allyuh

What do you call the kind of spider that has an oval-shaped body and extremely long legs? A spider (?)

What do you call your grandparents? Granny/Grandpa

What do you call the wheeled contraption in which you carry groceries at the supermarket? Trolley

What do you call it when rain falls while the sun is shining? The devil and his wife fighting.

What is the thing you change the TV channel with? Remote. Clicker.

Advertisements
Posted in blah blah
4 comments on “Regional Dialect Meme
  1. lifeonarock says:

    This is fun. I’ve picked up a lot of different saying’s from living in different places.

    What is it called when you throw toilet paper on a house? Something Americans do. – True, toilet papering! Not fun to clean up, especially if it rains.

    What is the bug that when you touch it, it curls into a ball? Potato bugs, or rollie pollies. I don’t know what they’re actually called. I loved playing with them as a kid.

    What is the bubbly carbonated drink called? Pop

    What do you call gym shoes? Tennis shoes

    What do you say to address a group of people? “Hey you guys”

    What do you call the kind of spider that has an oval-shaped body and extremely long legs? Daddy long legs

    What do you call your grandparents? Nana and Grandpa

    What do you call the wheeled contraption in which you carry groceries at the supermarket? Grocery cart

    What do you call it when rain falls while the sun is shining? Sun shower, I like your answer more

    What is the thing you change the TV channel with? Clicker

  2. jdid says:

    when the rain falling an the sun shining the devil and his wife fighting over a cou cou stick

  3. wizzy says:

    Interesting to see that some of the things are the same for Trinis and Grenadians

  4. StunnerJ says:

    Hey! just passing through, has been a while…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

About BBB
yingyangHi there! Pam Northman* (aka BlahBlohBlog) here, live and direct from Grenada. I'm a 40something, uber-liberal, working, single mother. In my time off I indulge my web, TV & pop culture addiction, revel in my attempts at nerd-girlishness and moonlight as a passionate Caribbeanista.
*looooooong story!

Leave a comment. Drop me an email. Circle me on Google+. Or follow me on Twitter.
Who or What I’m Reading
I used to have a big, long blogroll but who cares about that these days? If you want to see who/what catches my interest, check out my Twitter following list. Plenty of cool, smart West Indian folks there.
Archives
%d bloggers like this: