did you ever wonder

how certain terms come to be in the Jamaican vocabulary?
For example…the word gravalicious, which is our version of the word avaricious, which means greedy . 1e already had greedy, craben, hoganeering and many others…why avaricious?
And is always big word we go for too enuh

Like copasetic….a word that means satisfactory or ok.
The word was supposedly popular in the 1915-1920 period and they have yet to identify the origin
Can please tell me how Baby Cham get it in 1990s to be telling girl say dem hole nuh miserable and dem life copaset?
Where it jus’ come from


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