Trini

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Trini

(ˈtrɪnɪ)
n, pl Trinis
(Peoples) informal Caribbean a native or inhabitant of Trinidad; Trinidadian
[C20: a shortened form of Trinidadian]
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From Bajans (Barbadians) and Trinis (Trinidadians) I've learned that we Jamaicans are an aggressive, assertive bunch of people.
It seems to me that we Jamaicans know how to enjoy life by doing interesting things and going to interesting places, but that Trinis know how to enjoy each other, that is to "lime.
In courses with Trinis, there are more jokes per hour than anywhere else, more humor and general good feelings--a real sense of camaraderie.
In the workplace, Trinis are the easiest to be around and to be on teams with.
O ne of the staff members, Trinis Robinson, a nursing assistant at St Luke's Hospital, said: "I've always loved working here.
There's the Jamaicans, the Trinis (Trinidad & Tobago), Nigerians, Ghanians and Aussies as well as the English boys.
These salt-water Trinis, as they are sometimes called, often become die-hard enthusiasts who organize their annual calendars around holidaying in Trinidad for the pre-Lenten festival.
Finally, one cannot help wondering why Scher neglected to consider the relevant work of Christine Ho on salt-water Trinis and their attachment to Carnival.
They believe that if you were born here, no matter where your parents or grandparents came from, you're a Trini.
Anytime is a good time for a river lime--it's very much a Trini thing to do.