de skettel syndrome – Febuary 1997

Mi dear, de skettel syndrome dun ya bad, bad. Dem hav one $10.00 bax juice weh dem caal skettel juice an the boot dem weh hav de big eel, dem caal dem skettel boot. Dem also hav som bag juice weh dem caal maitie juice. Nuff tings a gwaan dun ya. Is olgle one set a people dem caal skettel an yu can know dem fram de way dem dress, no amount a tank tap and tights, skettel boot an nuff beed, an nuff make up. Dem also luv de frill, an the seaquin, all day time dem wear dem. Mi chile de excitement dun ya, a suppose yu hear the skettel concerto, in D minor by Buccaneer. Catch yu later, walk good mi chile.

The “skettel” syndrome – Standard English Translation

My dear, the “skettel” symdrome is very prevanlent here. There is a box juice costing $10.00, called “skettel juice”, the shoes which has large heels are called “skettel boot” and there is also a bag juice, called “maitie juice” (mate-tie). A lot of things are happening here. There is only one set of people who are called skettel’s, they are best known by the way they dress. They like to wear tube tops,stretch tights, the most fashionable shoes (big heel shoes) and a lot of make up. They also like to wear dresses fashioned with sequins, even during the day, the sequin dresses are worn. There is a lot of excitement here. My dear, you should also hear a Reggae tune called the “skettel concerto in D minor”, done by Buccanner.

Talk to you later, until next month take care

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