Jamaican Proverbs

1. Pit inna de sky, it fall inna yuh y’eye. 

Be careful of your actions close to home.


2. Wah sweet a mout’ hat a belly. 

Not all things are good every time.


3. Big blanket mek man sleep late. 

When you are comfortable you will be late for appointment.


 4. Chicken merry, hawk deh near. 

Be careful when you are too happy, problems are closing in.


5. Good chat make people late.   

Good conversation will cause delay.


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