TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JAFAIKAN»
The term «Jafaikan» is barely ever used and occupies the 209.143
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JAFAIKAN»
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and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
The Prodigal Tongue: Dispatches from the Future of English
Instead, many of them use a new transcultural idiom that goes by the name "
Jafaikan." Besides the obvious Caribbean source, it draws on accents and words
from Africa, South Asia and Australia. "Safe, man," wrote a Guardian journalist in
The last hundred years would suggest very strongly that, over the course of the
next, the process of turnover and creativity is unlikely to slow down. Jafaikan: In
the summer of 2006 the media was heralding the arrival of a brand new linguistic
Language!: Five Hundred Years of the Vulgar Tongue
In 2008 Britain's pressand media were toutinga brand new linguistic
phenomenon: Jafaikan. Jafaikan,it was claimed, was a blend of 'Jamaican', '
African' and 'Asian'and represented for popular consumption what its academic
Reckoning: The Ends of War in Guatemala
Charges of being a wannabe, a waspafarian, a jafaikan, a wigger, and so forth
are both jokes and carry a stinging accusation of fakery. How can the more
powerful engage with difference without simply appropriating it? How can the
I smirt, you stooze, they krump: can you still speak English?
Then, they sequence them to create what radio programmers call 'train wrecks' -
Billy Idol will follow Bob Marley, Elvis after Guns N' Roses, and so on (Business
Week) Jafaican or jafaikan n. chiefly British, informal 1 a London dialect of ...
Justin Crozier, Cormac McKeown, Elspeth Summers, 2006
Globish: How English Became the World's Language
lock of language, countless new variants are adding to the amazing technicolor
texture of the overall picture: urban patois like 'Jafaikan'; or local Asian hybrids
like Konglish (English in South Korea) and Manglish (Malay and English); ...
... he'd regale me with the stories of his three ungrateful children, who didn't know
how good they 'ad it, and who insisted on speaking an unintelligible mishmash of
Cockney and West Indian patois they called “Jafaikan.” It was a very long ride.
Media reports have on occasion talked of 'Jafaikan', but we prefer the more
neutral 'Multicultural London English'. The first large-scale variationist study of the
English of both SOCIOLINGUISTICA 22/2008 2 Jenny Cheshire/ Sue Fox/ Paul ...
Behind the Pale Veil: A Historic Exploration of the ...
Young white privileged boys and girls singing in a style of which they have no
knowledge, the spirit of the Beats has been reincarnated in many white ska kids. "
This is the reason why we avoid any full on Jafaikan accents or class struggle ...
You will not find the young grimesters talking like their fathers and grandfathers;
instead they shout Jafaikan at each other. Before it hits a madcap jungle groove "
Deep" starts with a snare drum jazzily banging away. Quietly and menacing the ...
4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JAFAIKAN»
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is used in the context of the following news items.
You must be Kentucky Kidding me!
That, Sir, is a Jafaikan. And yet with all that, the Robert 'Kentucky Kid' Hill killing is of a different order of magnitude. That's because Robert Hill ... «Jamaica Gleaner, Nov 14»
The Nuffnang Founders' Story
In case you're wondering, the name Nuffnang stands for “really good” in Jafaikan, a dialect that's a mix of Jamaican and West African words ... «Tech in Asia, Feb 13»
Jamaica At 50: So much more than Bob Marley and Usain Bolt....
... vests and trainers alike), from the impact of patois on standard English (the linguistic trend of Jafaikan – pretending to be Jamaican when one ... «Daily Mail, Aug 12»
Hethersett talk on Norfolk dialect by Peter Trudgill
However I spend enough of my life working in London to know the difference between a Caribbean accent and an affected Jafaikan patois. «Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, Apr 12»