n.— «This wasn’t some callow youth adjusting to the exigencies of cruel Fate that saw a father die before his time and mother grappling, appropriately or inappropriately, with that loss; he was an adult—“grey-back,” in our Jamaican parlance—capable of, at this point of his development, understanding how the world worked, how women worked.» —“New year. Same dumb old stereotypes” by Sharon Leach Jamaica Observer (Kingston) Jan. 15, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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