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quattie or quody

English translation: of no value

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English term or phrase:quattie or quody
English translation:of no value
Entered by: Tudor Soiman
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19:56 Mar 30, 2003
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Social Sciences - History
English term or phrase: quattie or quody
[From the song LINSTEAD MARKET, in Jamaican Patois]
“carry mi ackee go a Linstead Market/not a quattie worth sell/laawd, what a night not a bite/what a Saturday night”
Joe
of no value
Explanation:
Quattie : of no value, the term is derived from the name that was given to the 1/2 penny that was used in Jamaica during Britsh rule.
go to the site, you'll find most words you may need
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Tudor Soiman
Local time: 05:24
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Thanks very much!
It has been really helpful!

Joe :)
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of no value


Explanation:
Quattie : of no value, the term is derived from the name that was given to the 1/2 penny that was used in Jamaica during Britsh rule.
go to the site, you'll find most words you may need


    Reference: http://www.speakjamaican.com/glossary.html
Tudor Soiman
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Thanks very much!
It has been really helpful!

Joe :)
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Apr 16, 2006 - Changes made by Fabio Descalzi:
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