Alex
Right, mon. An excerpt from a book: "This place has always attracted pirates. Once it was Blackbeard, now it's modern-day pirates who form corporations and hide their money here. Right, mon? "Right, mon," the driver replied. "That's Seven Mile Beach," Avery said." One of the most beautiful and most famous in the world. Right, mon? "Right, mon." "Sand as white as sugar.Warm,clear water.Warm,beautiful women. Right, mon?" "Right, mon." "Will they have the cookout tonight at the Palms?" "Yes, mon. Six o'clock." Who was that funny mon? Thanks a lot.
May 17, 2010 6:53 PM
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Is the book set in Jamaica by chance? This sounds like the typical Jamaican accent where "mon"="man"
May 17, 2010
Hi Alex! Yes, "mon" is "man" - or maybe short for "mon ami"? - but take it as an extra thrown-in friendly word like "sir", "boss", "pal", "bud" or "mate". Without it, the phrases would sound colder and blunter.
May 18, 2010
his mom for sure
May 17, 2010
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