Proverbs
A Dictionary of Barbadian Language
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Eat soilder food, tek soldier blows
If you share in the benefits, you should be prepared to share in the problems.
 
Egg ain't got no right at rock-stone dance
Avoid situations which can be harmful to you
 
Evah pig got a Saturday
Everyone will pay for his deeds at some point.
 
Evah skin-teet ain't a laugh
Not eall friendliness is genuine.
 
Every bush is a man
You never know who will overhear your conversions.
 
Every fool got ‘e sense
Everybody is knowledgeable in one area or another.
 
Every man yuh see in a shirt and pants ain't neither man
Not all men will act responsibly.
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