In a new episode of Parts Unknown, Bourdain discovered the words “lime” and “wine” — two very different, but common, local phrases.
“Lime” is a synonym for a gathering or a hang out, and is built into the Trinibagonian vocabulary — instead of “No Loitering” signs, they actually have signs that say “No liming”.
The word “wine” or “whinin” is a sexually suggestive dance using rhythmic hip gyrations, something that occurs in spades during the island’s Carnival celebrations.
What slang phrases have you heard in the Caribbean? Let us now in the comments.