Originally Posted by Jhanzelle A. Francis
ok, so patois is not really a "language" its a dialect that Jamaicans speak, and I can speak that. Does that count?
that TOTALLY counts
and if you want to get right down to technicalities here, a "language" is simply a concept used to make life a little easier for people - it doesn't truly exist in practice. we're really surrounded by just a whole bunch of dialects. and i for one find jamaican dialects fascinating