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Correct way to address a person from Barbados

rochester
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Correct way to address a person from Barbados

When in Barbados, what it the polite way to address a local. Are they Bajan, or Barbajian? Certainly would not like to offend, So any advice would be wecome.

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1. Re: Correct way to address a person from Barbados

kentish-gal

Barbadian (pronounced as: Bar-bay-de-un) or Bajan (pronounced as: Bay-jun) is perfectly fine. Definitely not Barbajian as it doesn't exist.

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2. Re: Correct way to address a person from Barbados

BGIworldTrave, you are such a source of Bajan information!! I am going to bring some little gems from England for you at our hotel. You are like an encylopaedia with your wealth of knowledge of Barbados & your willingness to part with it. Can always rely on you!!

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3. Re: Correct way to address a person from Barbados

kentish-gal

You're welcome and thanks the for the kind and appreciative words.

Regards

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