Daily Archives: 11/27/2020

Guyanese Words and Names – By Geoff Burrowes + Video “Song of Guyana’s Children”

 By Geoff Burrowes

If you or your parents are Guyanese you have probably heard some or all of these words: (phonetical spellings)

        Kiskadee, Blue Saki, Carrion Crow, Crapaud, Mypuri, Fowl cock, Buxton Spice mango, Starapple, Mami apple, Golden Apple, Sugar Apple, Awara, Genip, Jamoon, Breadfruit, Mauger like a Yow, Hungish, Bruk Foot, Nharra, Fresh Cold, Banga Mary, Hassah, Patwa, Mauby, Ginger Beer, Man Piaba, Woman Piaba, Granny Backbone, Lemon Grass, Conga Pump, Wirry wirry pepper, Karilla.      Continue reading

Donald Trump says he will leave White House if electoral college votes for Joe Biden

President’s comments are the closest he has come to admitting defeat in election and set stage for college vote on 14 December

Donald Trump holds a Thanksgiving teleconference with troops at the White House, after which he said he would accept the electoral college vote.

Donald Trump holds a Thanksgiving teleconference with troops at the White House, after which he said he would accept the electoral college vote. 

Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images

Guyana SPEAKS: Stanley Greaves – 29th November 2020 at 2pm GMT/ 9am EST / 10am GYT

GUYANA SPEAKS – ZOOM PRESENTATION
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We are delighted to have as speakers: Stanley Greaves (in conversation with Akima McPherson), Grace Aneiza Ali, Maria del Pilar Kaladeen and Khadija Benn.
Guyana SPEAKS in two parts: Stanley Greaves, ‘Maker of Things,
Plus Migration and Women in the Guyanese Diaspora
Sunday, 29th November @2pm GMT / 9am EST / 10am GYT
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COMPUTERS: “The Man Who COULD Have Been Bill Gates [Gary Kildall]”

Watch “The Man Who COULD Have Been Bill Gates [Gary Kildall]” 

1,896,322 views –Jun 14, 2018 – Welcome to ColdFusion. Experience the cutting edge of the world around us in a fun relaxed atmosphere.
This is a history of the creation of Microsoft and how Bill Gates took the code from Gary Kildal’s C/PM software to create MS/DOS to sell to IBM’s personal computers.
Sources: Microsoft Co-founder, Paul Allen Biography – Idea Man;   Computer Chronicles – Gary Kildall Episode 1995;  Triumph of the Nerds Part II – 1995