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  • Mar 22, 2012
  • 03:06 PM

Don't destroy the dialect!

Michael Burke / Jamaica Observer
Jamaicans are still divided as to whether Jamaica has a language of its own. From the birth of nationalism in Jamaica in the mid-1930s there were attempts to preserve the Jamaican dialect, or patois as it has been called.

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