July 03, 2015
Acacia riparia - a small thorny bush that tends to attach itself to clothing.
July 02, 2015
To play around or play the fool.
July 01, 2015
Term used by other Eastern Caribbeans to refer to Antiguans.
June 30, 2015
A large, light brown boa constrictor
June 29, 2015
A vine bearing a small bumpy skinned yellow or orange fruit. The leaves are used to make a bitter herbal tea that his regarded for its medicinal and purgative properties
devil tree
June 28, 2015
The silk cotton tree (Ceiba pentandra) is a tropical tree of the order Malvales and the family Malvaceae (previously separated in the family Bombacaceae), It is known for the cotton like fibres produced by its seed pods. It features in obeah...
chinee tambran
June 27, 2015
Fruit of the Vangueria madagascariensis tree which is a species of flowering plant in the Rubiaceae family native to the African continent having edible fruit. It
is a large, orange fruit that is edible and often consumed locally.
suck a bubbi
June 26, 2015
A homemade frozen pop popular with children. It is made by pouring mixed drinks into small transparent plastic bags, tying the bags to seal them, and freezing. They are normally consumed by sucking a small hole bitten in one corner of the bag.
June 25, 2015
Any snack (e.g peanuts) designed to be consumed while drinking alcohol.
June 24, 2015
Shrimp, particularly freshwater shrimp
June 23, 2015
The loggerhead kingbird is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family. It is found in the Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and, very rarely, in the United States
June 22, 2015
A ghost or spirit that lives as an old woman by day, but turns into a blood sucking monster by night. According to some legends, she is able to to take off her skin and put it back on.
June 21, 2015
One who is possessed by a loa (spirit) during a Vodou ritual.
June 20, 2015


The spirits of Haitian Voodoo that serve as an intermediary between God and humanity.
June 19, 2015
The last child for a woman.
goudblad boom
June 18, 2015
A round fruit about the size of a tennis ball. It has a glossy leathery skin that is either green, purple, or some combination of the two colours. Inside is a purple and white milky flesh that exhibits a distinct star pattern. The fruit is...
June 17, 2015
Dented or bent
June 16, 2015
A miniature man, roughly 2 feet tall, brought into being on Good Friday to do the evil bidding of his summoner. According to legend, the man must be constantly supplied with raw meat or he may turn on the summoner.
June 15, 2015
A man who is ruled by his wife
June 14, 2015
Fried strips of beef or goat meat.
June 13, 2015
Bracelets or anklets made by stringing together the brightly coloured seeds of the plant Abrus precatorius. The bracelets worn to ward off jumbees or other spirits and influences.
sea grape
June 12, 2015
A small green fruit resembling grapes both in individual appearance, and the fact that it grows in bunches. Some fruit become tinged with red or purple as they ripen. The fruits can be quite sweet, but tend to have a salty astringent taste,...
June 11, 2015


Private owned transportation with license plates that begin with 'ZR'.