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Barbados; From Language to Current standard of living for people.

Barbados; From Language to Current standard of living for people.

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  • 1. BarbadosSophie and Emma
  • 2. LanguageLanguage: Although their native language is English, in Barbados they use sayings, dis, instead of this and duh, instead of the, happened instead of happen, wah instead of what, ya instead of you, and instead of the phrase what happened they say whahappen.
  • 3. FoodsIn Barbados there are many traditional fish, such as…flying fish Cou Cou is always served on Friday and two of the traditional foods are cooking fish cakes spicy or mild. Barbados offers a wide variety of fish throughout their island, for example Barracuda, Kingfish, Snapper, Bill Fish, Chubb, Yellow Fin Tuna, and Mahi Mahi. A wide variety of Bajan spices, such as cloves or onions, are additionally a Barbados custom.
  • 4. Music A lot of reggae music is listened to in Barbados. Along with steel pan musicwhich, is a form of a steel percussion drumand made from pounding the bottom of an oil drum into a bowl shape, They also listen to a lot of gospel music since, they are quite religious.http://www.steeldrumband.net/harrison/sounds/misbehave.wav
  • 5. Economic AspectSome resources in Barbados include natural gas and oil. It has a very high tourist rate as well. There are probably many U.S. tourists that go to Barbados.
  • 6. Current Standard of Living People The literacy rate is 90.7, and the lifeexpectancy is 74 years old. In terms of the poverty within the Caribbean countries, Barbados is in a good place. Barbados is said to have the best healthcare in The Caribbean. The unemployment rate is 10.7. Barbados is pretty stable, which is good for the U.S. because we don’t have to help them a lot.
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