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Caymanian Expressions : A Collection of Sayings and Phrases Used in the Cayman Islands
by Kevin M. Goring




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Every country has a system of dialects and other forms of communication that set its people apart from the rest of the world. The Cayman Islands is no different, as its dialect is as distinctive as the world-reknown friendliness of its people. While the country is known for its stellar beaches, crystal clear waters and exemplary financial services, regular visitors to the Islands can attest to the uniqueness of its culture as many have expressed their fondness of the local dialect.As the second release of the Caymanology Collection(c) (a brand of products designed to promote the culture of the Cayman Islands), Caymanian Expressions(c), is a bold showcase of some of the unique, modified, and adopted colloquial sayings, phrases, idioms and everyday utterings that are used in the Cayman Islands.This publication provides insight into hundreds of sayings that have been passed down for generations to Caymanians living today, who have carefully preserved them for everyone to learn and enjoy. Just as any visitor will enjoy learning more about the Caymanian culture, so will the Native Caymanians, who will see their dialect and their colloquial phrases showcased in print. In keeping with the tradition of the Caymanology Collection(c), Caymanian Expressions(c) is a symbol of national pride and patriotism and a genuine attempt to document and preserve the country's linguistic heritage for generations to come.

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Overview

Every country has a system of dialects and other forms of communication that set its people apart from the rest of the world. The Cayman Islands is no different, as its dialect is as distinctive as the world-reknown friendliness of its people. While the country is known for its stellar beaches, crystal clear waters and exemplary financial services, regular visitors to the Islands can attest to the uniqueness of its culture as many have expressed their fondness of the local dialect.As the second release of the Caymanology Collection(c) (a brand of products designed to promote the culture of the Cayman Islands), Caymanian Expressions(c), is a bold showcase of some of the unique, modified, and adopted colloquial sayings, phrases, idioms and everyday utterings that are used in the Cayman Islands.This publication provides insight into hundreds of sayings that have been passed down for generations to Caymanians living today, who have carefully preserved them for everyone to learn and enjoy. Just as any visitor will enjoy learning more about the Caymanian culture, so will the Native Caymanians, who will see their dialect and their colloquial phrases showcased in print. In keeping with the tradition of the Caymanology Collection(c), Caymanian Expressions(c) is a symbol of national pride and patriotism and a genuine attempt to document and preserve the country's linguistic heritage for generations to come.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781791341213
  • ISBN-10: 1791341217
  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: December 2018
  • Page Count: 148
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.32 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.39 pounds


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