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'Jah kno, Clovis a kill mi'

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014    

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JAMAICA Observer cartoonist Clovis on Monday won high praises and triggered much laughter among online readers for a cartoon depicting the country's high cost of living. Here are some edited comments:

Voice of Reason

...It is sad that the basic stuff that poor people could afford is fast becoming out of their reach. No wonder there is so much crime on the island; there is too much stress and misery!

woodpecker

It worse out here, Clovis. Some of us can't afford cornmeal. This is the worst Government since Independence.

peejay

Woodpecker, something as basic as cornmeal is too expensive. Soon salt fish; and the list keeps growing. Between the PNP-IMF, they will start charging for our dignity. If we can even try to maintain that.

nunny

@peejay: If u don't know... salt fish is $500plus a pound... nuff cannot buy it already. Everything tun up inna jamaica.

Leon H.

Yeeess! Clovis is back!

Morro

I myself was thinking about this very recently.

Levar

Lol! Lol!

Jamaicamouthpiece

Me like it!

Toronto12

Bwoy, da dog ya live long sah. 1980 - .

AndreaFS

@Toronto12: Look-alike great, great, great grandson.

blindmice

@Toronto12: And, what mek it worse, the poor dog deh suffer from 1980. Tun-e-up! More progress and prosperity! Solid Achievement!

Peter Sparks

@Toronto12: DWL!

Robert Tucker

Jah kno, Clovis a kill mi. A mek mi a laugh loud inna the good up good up people place.

killa talk

O GOD! Shame a mi country.

Professor

This is awesome! It reminds me of the song by Professor Nuts 'Bad Bwoy Jimmy'.

Pieter Crush

How is it possible that Clovis doesn't win cartoonist of the year? Clovis is just like Kartel, very talented and wicked, but only that Clovis is positively wicked. Before anybody starts to wonder what I am talking about this wicked thing, then let me put the meanings of the word:

Positive= To describe how great something is: "This car is wicked cool!" or To show amazement: "Wow, that game is wicked awesome!"

Negative= Evil or morally bad in principle or practice; sinful; iniquitous: wicked people; wicked habits.

Peter Sparks

@Pieter Crush: Clovis is positively wikid fi real! Dem' fi honor him! De man have no competition!

LZR

DWL! A true clovis!

senior

A unnu vote in dis damn wokless govament. A unnu haffi vote dem out!

jayjayja

18 more yrs a suffaration coming.

tyroneosborne

Well the way things bad some affi thief a little light, then they may buy a cylinder of gas to cook the cornmeal . But if the IMF say you fi pay back dem money soon, then wi just affi bear the suffering at least fi now! Maybe one day things will change, but right now 'dog nyam wi suppa!'

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