Saturday 19 September, 2020

Twelve ways to know that you are a TRUE Caymanian

Are you Caymanian or do you have a special Caymanian in your life? If you do, then you are no stranger to this special type of human! Loop Cayman, in our quest to find out what makes someone authentically Caymanian enlisted the support of some very special underground... and very Caymanian... research assistants. Here's what they came up with Bobo...

You know you are Caymanian when...

You know how to eat "pear and bread"...

You know what "duff" is and actually had some before...

You can tell the difference between Jamaican rundown, Bay Island fish dinnah and a Caymanian fish stew...

You can tell the difference between a West Bay, Cayman Brac and East End accent...

You identify people by the way they walk...

You love Stew Turtle... 

If you tell someone you'll be there soon by sayin 'soon come erectly' cause you can't confirm exactly when...

If you pronounce your 'V' with a 'W' ... "Wacation in Cayman"...

If you from Cayman Brac and refer to Grand Cayman as just CAYMAN, as if it's another country or if you've never left Cayman Brac...

If your heart skips a beat and you get butterflies when you're overseas and you see Cayman Airways... and then of course you suss down the gate and nearest bar for fellow Caymanians... 

When the best stew conch/conch dinna becomes a district debate...

When pirate heritage is your first political thought...

And Caymanians of course know that these islands are home, no matter where they live... ultimately that is what makes you a true Caymanian.

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