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a variety of a language that differs from the standard form

specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture

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Next came the jerk-spiked hummus doused in a garlic, onion and coriander lime oil dressing, which confirmed Patois' adaptation of Jamaican taste in recipes that boldly appeal to its audience's taste buds.
With, as language consultant, Harvard University doctoral student Patois instructor Khytie Brown
In his autobiography, written in the decade following the final 1938 issue of transition but not published until 1998, Jolas characterizes "Revolution," and thus the theory of language that would emerge from this treatise, as an extension of his patois experiences in the Franco-German borderlands, "melting-pot" America, and expatriate Paris.
That's why we have the patois. Some people say it's broken French, but I say it's almost like the French ...
The 'wholly false' 'Jamaican patois' that he referred to in his Newsnight rant is certainly part of the story, at least.
But the show was backed by poet Benjamin Zephaniah, who defended the characters' use of Jamaican patois.
A spokesperson for the BBC said Mr De Souza's books are written in "Afro-Caribbean patois rhyme" and this has been transferred to the TV series to retain its "heart, integrity and distinctive quality".
The second Patois release of Wayne Wallace's cohesive, San Francisco-based quintet* (augmented this time around with the Ellingtonian trombonist Julian Priester and other distinguished guests) is comprised of three amusing Wallace originals, a tune penned by the Colombian percussionist Memo Acevedo, and five venerable jazz standards refreshingly "Latinized" through Wallace's masterful arrangements, including the exquisite bolero version of Duke Ellington's "In a Sentimental Mood" and the phenomenal bomba adaptation of Eddie Harris' "Freedom Jazz Dance" (featuring Kenny Washington's scintillating scat technique).
into the patois & sucking so much joy from the tail spin
If we are unable to understand your peculiar patois, your
However it is also full of the local patois which made me wonder to what extent young Australian readers would persevere with the story.
Brooklyn's Patois has moved to 177 Mulberry Street in Manhattan.
Her dual Jamaican and British heritage is also tackled with aplomb, with many verses written in patois that will be challenging and enjoyable to any young reader.
Much fun ensues as Philippe settles in, learns the local patois and joins in the social life.
With Selina telling her story in patois, "Let Them Call It Jazz" responds to literary modernism's linguistic dilemmas and transforms the marginalized female voice into one of authority.