Pigeon English

by

Stephen Kelman

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A tro-tro is a share taxi common in Ghana.
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Tro-tro Term Timeline in Pigeon English

The timeline below shows where the term Tro-tro appears in Pigeon English. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
March
Home and the Immigrant Experience Theme Icon
Innocence vs. Guilt Theme Icon
Language, Culture, and Norms Theme Icon
Masculinity, Violence, and Death Theme Icon
...at the Kaneshie market in Accra. A woman selling oranges was knocked over by a tro-tro, and some of the shoeshine boys tried to steal from her. At Harri’s church in... (full context)