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Latest Jamaican Patois Stories

2012-11-01 10:11:49

Many young Jamaican immigrants are succeeding in the United States precisely because they remain strongly tied to Jamaican culture.

2009-05-07 14:42:14

Children as young as 19 months understand different dialects, researchers in Australia found.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.