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#1 Sep 02, 2019 9:19 pm

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NH, you have created a puzzle for me.

So, when you mentioned Petite Martinique I though the buggers using wishful thinking.

I was sure I remembered it being called Petit Martinique, mainly because I thought how could the buggers mess up the name of their country. So it stuck with me.

So when I see your photo post, and I think he's frkd up let me gee him up. So I look, and Even GND.Gov has Petite Martinique.... So I think I am losing it, so I do some searches, and behold even a Government site says Petit. I think there has been a retro changing of the name... but I can't think where to look that might be on hard copy to prove the point.... Electronic records change, and it's sometimes hard to back track.


http://www.commonwealthofnations.org/or … e_affairs/

https://www.noonsite.com/place/grenada/ … artinique/

http://gocaribgo.com/grenada.html

http://www.grenada-islandreality.com/21 … martinique

https://www.tripadvisor.co.nz/ShowTopic … enada.html

https://books.google.com/books?id=vy4BA … &q&f=false

I know retro changes take place as I know for certain Caribs leap has moved along the coast from 40 odd years ago when I first saw it. Originally it was behind the church at the top of the hill behind the school. Now it is accessed via a small street or via some steps that clime up from the street.... even in my old age I couldn't twist THAT memory.  I am pretty sure Ivan or Emily damaged the first church enough to make it less appealing to tourists, so they hop skip and jumped it a few hundred yards down the road behind the next church. Put in a booth for collecting fees, and erected a refreshment shop on the way to the site.... fake mate.

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#2 Sep 03, 2019 9:38 am

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Re: NH, you have created a puzzle for me.

So lemmie get this clear: Yuh thought I'd forked up and yuh was ready to pounce, but when yuh do yuh homework yuh find I right all the time, is that it? So I guess that means your apology is in the mail then?

Of course it have to be Petite, Martinique is a girl!

PM-sign.jpg

PM-view6.jpg

PM-view9.jpg

PM-wedding2.jpg

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#3 Sep 03, 2019 6:31 pm

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Re: NH, you have created a puzzle for me.

New Historian wrote:

So lemmie get this clear: Yuh thought I'd forked up and yuh was ready to pounce, but when yuh do yuh homework yuh find I right all the time, is that it? So I guess that means your apology is in the mail then?

Of course it have to be Petite, Martinique is a girl!

https://i.postimg.cc/DS91mC2j/PM-sign.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/cgm390f2/PM-view6.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/TLGmJp5n/PM-view9.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/K38MCwNz/PM-wedding2.jpg

Nope, wrong.

You are right about the first part... I had my hobnail boots on and I was going to jump on u neck.

But as could have been gleaned from the sundry links I posted there is a plethora of locations including a Government one that spell it the way I know it was spelled.

I agree it should be Petite, but historically I am bloody certain it was misspelled.

FYI Petit Martinique is what it is called in the GRENADA CONSTITUTION of 1973 which came into effect 7th February 1974. Pls check section 107 in the PDF. This was one of the reasons for trying to amend the constitution so they could legally correct the spelling.

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1973 … 155_en.pdf

So ya boo sucks Petit it is until amended.

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#4 Sep 03, 2019 10:08 pm

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Re: NH, you have created a puzzle for me.

So basically you've proved that the Government of Grenada is occasionally wrong- but I'm not! Coming from the never-wrong Expat I guess that's as close to an apology as I'll ever get - accepted! I guess lol.

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#5 Sep 04, 2019 9:06 am

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Re: NH, you have created a puzzle for me.

New Historian wrote:

So basically you've proved that the Government of Grenada is occasionally wrong- but I'm not! Coming from the never-wrong Expat I guess that's as close to an apology as I'll ever get - accepted! I guess lol.

Now ure being obytusy.

I am agreeing with you as to what it should be, but under the CONSTITUTION presumably signed by the PM and the Queen it is what it is until they change it. Whether it was a mistake or not, it is set in black and white.

So what it should be and what it is ... are two different things.  No apology. Choke on it...   smile

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#6 Sep 04, 2019 11:05 am

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Re: NH, you have created a puzzle for me.

Have you ever been to PM (we won't get into spelling again lol!)? I stayed there a week in 2007 and it's an amazing place: the calm is almost narcotic lol! Within half a day i knew half the island, people working on the boat leave their valuable tools there all night. And there's NO shortage of money on the island!

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#7 Sep 04, 2019 7:21 pm

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Re: NH, you have created a puzzle for me.

The furthest I have ventured from the mainland was when I was in the Auxiliary Coast Guard, when we stayed over night on the Isle de Rhonde

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