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The secret to Usain’s success? I don’t think so…

An article on today's BBC.co.uk website claims to be able to explain track star Usain Bolt's speed using a mathematical model. BWA-HA-HA-HA-HA! Scientists, writing in the European Journal of Physics talk about body mass, air temperature, drag coefficients, and the … Continue reading

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People Google the Darndest things: Worldview of Jamaican Culture

Once again, people’s interest in things Jamaican is ongoing, and provides us all with teachable moments upon which to expand our knowledge.Just a few days ago (according to my tracker stats), someone in Maryland, USA, found my blog by googling … Continue reading

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People Google the darndest things: Why don’t Jamaicans name their pets?

Okay. When I came across this one while checking the tracker stats for my blog, I felt it was my civic and cultural duty to stop working on my latest project and offer my perspective, analysis and actual life experience … Continue reading

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Jamaican in China endorses Atomic Jamaican-style “Roots” health drink!

And just to show you how popular such Jamaican style drinks are, within 72 hours of launching the site, we received our first sale with absolutely no promotion or publicity! Continue reading

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Friends in High Places…skewing the distribution

However, it appears that somewhere in the Jamaican Person Dispersal Prime Directive Personnel Department [that would be the JPDPDPD], there was a miscommunication, a misdirected memo, or some type of clerical error. For on April 9, 2011, Continue reading

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A Patois Primer

For those who have asked: Jamaica’s language is English. As a former British colony, the Jamaican political and educational system culture, habits, worldview, and social norms are influenced by British culture. (I believe my aunt in Kingston still has her … Continue reading

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Cool Ruler come an’ gone!

From: walt@jamaicaninchina.com Subject: Jamaican in China!–Gregory Isaacs, The Cool Ruler, R.I.P. Date: October 27, 2010 11:46:36 AM GMT+08:00 This is a brief, but important interlude from my adventures here in China, to let fans of Jamaican culture, and Reggae specifically … Continue reading

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The Embassy Girls!

Every time you meet a fellow Jamaican somewhere overseas, you take a little trip back home before you even utter a word to each other. There is a knowingness, a…. Continue reading

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You’re kidding, right???? How could you NOT know????!

I wouldn’t be surprised if Barack Obama has some Jamaican in him. But, at present, this is only a theory of mine…. Continue reading

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