Happy Holidays!

Hey, all! Posting here has been a bit light due to the holidays. I’ll have a post up tomorrow.

Till then, I’d like re-post something I had up here some time ago, this lovely ‘Night Before Christmas’ spoken in Jamaican Creole (courtesy of jamaicans.com):

Happy Holidays!


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Ben T. Smith launched his dialect fascination while working in theatre. He has worked as an actor, playwright, director, critic and dialect coach. Other passions include linguistics, urban development, philosophy and film.
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2 Responses to Happy Holidays!

  1. Charles Sullivan says:


  2. Ed says:

    Here is the Queen’s Christmas message. I wonder if it’s her idea of a joke to say the word “often” so frequently in this message. She is one of the few people left in Britain who pronounces “often” as [ɔ:fn̩].