The Virgin Islands Dictionary: A Collection of Words and Phrases So You Could Say It Like We (Paperback)
The Virgin Islands Dictionary is a collection of words and phrases used frequently, naturally and enjoyably by the people who call the Virgin Islands home. Dont get it wrong; most Virgin Islanders speak English well. A growing majority speak English and Spanish making that set bilingual, while a super special set speak English and a well organized and brilliant dialect too and that makes them VIlingual Through the collection of words and phrases captured here, you get a sense of many things about the people of the islands: that they are sometimes curt, very funny, and insolently mischievous at times. The words coupled with the way Virgin Islanders dramatically speak; make for a good time and hours of fun. This Dictionary will also do that, provide hours of fun and an easy tool for cultural exchange and pride and is THE BEST GUIDE for a newbie to learn the ins and outs of the Virgin Islands language.
About the Author
Kareem-Nelson Hull is a young, dynamic, first-generation Virgin Islander born on Tortola in 1983. He was educated in the Virgin Islands (Simmonds Pre School Class of 1988, Althea Scatliffe Primary School Class of 1995 and BVI High School Class of 2000) until he graduated top of his Humanities programme with honours from the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College in 2003. He attended the Wolfson School of Communication, University of Miami from 2004-2007 for his BSc in Broadcast Journalism and Literature and then the Schools of Arts and Sciences from 2009-2011 for his MA in International Relations. He has served Territory as an Assistant Secretary in the Premiers Office/Director of Protocol for the Government of the Virgin Islands and he is part of the duo that wrote the Virgin Islands Territory Song, Oh Beautiful Virgin Islands. He is the founder of VIlingual, a movement dedicated to securing the identity of the Virgin Islands through various art forms. Hes a marketing and communications specialist and a noted live and on camera presenter.