Pigeon English


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.
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...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)