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 v.— «Then again, Jamaicans love to “trace” (verbally attack someone) and there is no other way to win this war of words than to resort to the use of bad words.» —“What’s in a word?” by Lloyd B. Smith Jamaica Observer (Kingston, Jamaica) May 18, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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