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Old 05-30-2024, 06:41 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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Old 05-31-2024, 02:37 AM
 
Location: Alberta, Canada
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Agreed. They definitely were there and there was a difference between when I lived in Toronto as a kid and when I returned for Uni later in life, as the community definitely grew. That said, it was not a language I heard on a daily basis, like I do in the US cities I have lived in.
True enough. I heard plenty of Spanish when I was dating that Spanish girl; I have heard very little since.

Interestingly, the receptionist at one place I worked at was from Chile. Spanish was her first language, of course, but it was South American Spanish. What little Spanish I learned from that from-Spain girl I dated (and her relatives) was the Spanish of Spain, so the receptionist and I used to joke about whether it was "gracias" or "grathias." We had fun disagreeing.
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Old Today, 07:19 AM
 
Location: Cambridge, MA/London, UK
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Have you ever seen the Jamaica.com channel on youtube? They interview Jamaicans that live all over the world. Really interesting to hear their experiences. They are usually professionals or people that find love in another country.


I love that series. Really interesting stories. Its funny, but for such a small island you really can run into a Jamaican anywhere in the world. Jamaicans in general are very open minded when it comes to pursuing opportunities abroad.
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