The Bahamas–Language

People in the Bahamas speak a dialect of English that playfully blends British, African and Taino words. For example, in Bahamian English, instead of saying “The children are watching the fish,” you would say “Duh chirren dem is vatchin’ duh fishes.” Bahamian English is different than Bahamian Creole, which is a creole based on English. (Is Bahamian English a form of Creole?)

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