Life Teachings

Recently overheard at a local rumshop:

SALTPRUNES: Boy, what yuh wanted to be when yuh was small?
BOYSIE: Taller.
SALTPRUNES: I mean wanted yuh wanted to be when yuh got big?
BOYSIE: Still taller.
SALTPRUNES: You weren’t a smart chile, nuh? Read more

Summer Bits

I’m home in the day so obviously occasionally I’ll go on Facebook and Twitter. Maybe not as much as some but I like it. For all the real reasons one should. You get to stalk people semi anonomusly catch up with people see what out of country or city friends are doing. But that’s it…Facebook to me is wrong and not trying to dis the guy but how did we let a dude who was never part of any real “live” social network. He wasn’t the most popular guy in universe and didn’t even finish his degree. He became a billionaire before he could even enjoy being a millionaire. Money doesn’t exite him anymore. He’s doing shit now that makes news and it’s not even news. Mark Zuckerburg now only eats food he kills himself. And that made the news. That’s not news…that’s what farmers do everyday. I’m from a Caribbean island where people sell deliscious street food. Where you can get a Curry Goat or curry duck roti you think they bought that at the grocery. “Yes can you tell me where I can find the goat?” “Yeh man right next to de duck but before de oxtail.” Thank you sir”…No its people that kill what they cook. Read more

Oh Lawd O

Recently overheard at a local rumshop:

SALTPRUNES: When last yuh went to church, Boy?
BOYSIE: I went for a christening.
SALTPRUNES: Oh really who chile was dat?
BOYSIE: Nah nah, I meant when I was baptized. Read more