Why I like Jamaicans...OR,
Mind my hair hat!
I'm going to go out on a limb here and say with fair certainty that as far as Caribbean nationals go, only a Jamaican would have the cojones to sport such a stylin' do.The Jamaica Star's Norman Grindley tells how 20 years ago Darain Housen, a barber; at a loss for headgear to go to a fete, and not wanting to be the odd man out; cut his hair in the shape of a hat. Reasonable, that; besides, he got beer out of the deal.
"Mi an dem fi go a di party but di three of them had caps an' mi had none so miYup, cojones the size of a calabash.
get two mirror one behind mi and di other in front of mi an' mi trim mi hair
like a cap an' go a di dance," said Housen...
"Dem did love it," he said
smiling. "Mi friends an' some of the girls said I win di hairstyle contest and
buy mi a box a Guinness," he said.