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Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Were Your Ancestors Worthless or 'Cutneck'?

From Trinidad & Tobago Express:

Samaroo: Change 'meaningless' Chaguanas street names

Artie Jankie South Bureau
Wednesday, November 30th 2005

A name change for several streets and areas in Chaguanas has been suggested by the former head of UWI's History Department Dr Brinsley Samaroo.

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Names ... like Kohria Village and CasseCou should be immediately changed.

Kohria Village meant a community of wayward, worthless people while CasseCou suggested that the ancestors of the residents were "cutneck" people.

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