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You Know You are an Old-timer Belizean if: #53996
06/12/02 01:09 PM
06/12/02 01:09 PM
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oregon, spr
Marty Offline OP

Marty  Offline OP
You Know You are an Old-timer Belizean if:

You Know Paslow Building
You have to cross swing bridge before it swings at 5:30
You buy a pack of bread every day
Your get your free calendar from the grocery store
You know Georgie August meat market
You used to get your bun from Sonny and Tan
You eat either kraft cheese and bread, fry cake and beans or Johnny cake and fry fish for tea
You chew up your chicken bone
Your neighborhood grocery store used to give you credit and mark it on paper or in a book
You feed your dog with table scraps
You eat fish on good friday
You know Catto rules the canal
You go to the cayes on Holy Thursday
You listen to cross country bicycle race on Holy Saturday
You know it will rain when the Harriers (roaches) start flying around
You burned fish (mosquito coils) for flies
You argue which meat pie is better Gunns or Darios
You know Gunns sells the best tamales and panades
You get new clothes for easter sunday
You Get Box from States and keep enhaling the box to smell "states smell"
You eat apple and grapes around Christmas time
You go to Brodies to see the electronic Santa waving in the show window
You pull out your old sweater when Joe North(Christmas drizzle) arrives
You only get toys for Christmas
There are always three glass salad bowls among your wedding presents
Your birthday presents included a wash cloth and a cake of soap
You know where Shubbu got shot (butt)
You know Mass Man (bucket covered his face)
You Know they say that George Price and Seffe da batty man
You know Rudy Cabral and Shirley were Belize first queens(transvestite)
You know Bialzibug and Chicky Chick
You know Tablada
You try to ride Ramsey Mule & Cart
You buy Craboo at Bridge Foot
You know Simon Quan only wear bilgy T-shirts and rides a bike
You know Augusto Quan's kids were security guards, on the ladder in the store
Every oriental person is a chiney
You listened to Doctor Paul or chechie
You got a birthday request on Radio Belize
You listened to Saturday night top 10 on Radio Belize or childrens corner before school
You wait up to hear boledo play at 9'o'clock at night and lottery on Sunday
You walk home for lunch, if you did not get a piece of pig tail in your beans you felt cheated
You Goal in Life is to go to SAM
You good shoe is your Sunday pair
You went to the faucet to get bath water
You bathe with a dipper, brush your teeth at the back step and wash your face in a basin
You peed in a white bucket
You know the scent of a canal anywhere
You wade through high tide when it rains hard
You have used Lifebuoy or Lux soap before
You use cuticura powder to dust your chest after a bath
Your first tooth paste was colgate
Sometimes you cleaned your butt with hard paper
Your Grandmother had a Glass Scrubbing Board and wooden clothes pin
Your Grandmother shopping cart is a big hand bag
The "bouy" was the star of the show
You washed your clothes in a bath pan and used Soap Powder
You used Yodora or mum (deodorant)
You fresen up with Limacol, Bay rum or dettol
You varnish your furniture, get new linoleum and curtains for Christmas
You use Batty Bus to get to Chetumal or Merida
You dance behind Lord Raburn band in the parade
You only eat turkey for Christmas or New Year
Every sunday you eat Rice & Beans, chicken & salad
You eat Megan smokey Rice & Beans after dance
You eat McClarens hops & Pies at break time
You know Malick eye drop in the ice cream
You know cashew wine or seed come from Boom or Crooked tree
You know scissors Wednesday is sewing factory pay day
You drink chevans lemonade before coke came to town
You just had to have an ideal, greasy greasy, honey bun or a wangla
You went to big hospital once in your life
You had a romantic walk at the Fort (Baron Bliss grave)
You bathe at barracks or hanger
You went to birds isle at least once
You know the weed smoking bad boys hang out a Yabrough bridge or Majestic Alley
You know Jane Usher is queen of credit union
You purge with castor oil, worm oil or serossie before school opens
Your school supply were two exercise book and a pen
You had to dodge your friends to empty the bucket in canal

If you read all this and agree with at least five you are either a Kruffy, Kerub, Panya, Koolie, Wiika, Engin or half Limey, no buts or maybe.

You are a true Born Belizean, All a-wi da wan -----Sub Ombre Floreo

Re: You Know You are an Old-timer Belizean if: #53997
06/12/02 09:26 PM
06/12/02 09:26 PM
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 1,656
Maui, Hawaii USA
denverdan Offline
denverdan  Offline
Hey Marty, could you claify the meanings of Kruffy, Kerub, Panya, and all?
I think my Nanny (Grandma) may be one, and since she is kin folk... well... I guess that would explain my love for Belize! ;-)

Re: You Know You are an Old-timer Belizean if: #53998
06/12/02 11:02 PM
06/12/02 11:02 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 7,057
South Texas
Chloe Offline
Chloe  Offline grammies too......most sounded familiar for any southern small town in USA, back when.

Dare To Deviate
Re: You Know You are an Old-timer Belizean if: #53999
06/13/02 01:36 AM
06/13/02 01:36 AM
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 1,656
Maui, Hawaii USA
denverdan Offline
denverdan  Offline
Chloe... actually we be from the small town of N.Y.C.. lol
I guess if I would have to describe my Nanny, she would kinda be like Molly Brown.
But then again, it WAS way back then.
Good memories!!!

Re: You Know You are an Old-timer Belizean if: #54000
06/13/02 07:47 AM
06/13/02 07:47 AM
Joined: May 2000
Posts: 266
Naples, FL
M-A Gaffney Offline
M-A Gaffney  Offline
He is referring to cultural backgrounds . . not surnames.

Re: You Know You are an Old-timer Belizean if: #54001
06/13/02 11:33 PM
06/13/02 11:33 PM
Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 71,964
oregon, spr
Marty Offline OP

Marty  Offline OP

Re: You Know You are an Old-timer Belizean if: #54002
06/17/02 12:01 AM
06/17/02 12:01 AM
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 1,656
Maui, Hawaii USA
denverdan Offline
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Re: You Know You are an Old-timer Belizean if: #54003
06/17/02 07:39 PM
06/17/02 07:39 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
Posts: 4,262
St Louis, Mo., USA/San Pedro
Laguna Punta Offline
Laguna Punta  Offline
I think I saw this same list for, Your a real Hillbilly, if... PS. I don't think the Paslow Building was referred too, although they asked if you every heard the story of a man named Jed.

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