“Calypso is my weapon,” sings the Mighty Gaby from Barbados. Dr Richard Allsopp a Caribbean linguist would have probably agreed with the sentiment but not

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  1. […] If the origin of the music is controversial, so is the origin of the name it carries, as Guyana-born Caribbean linguist and lexicographer, Dr Richard Allsopp demonstrates. (See side bar Ka isu, Kaiso, Calypso?). […]

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