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Thread #54922   Message #2639935
Posted By: Azizi
24-May-09 - 01:57 PM
Thread Name: Origins: 'Dony' / Doney
Subject: RE: Origins: 'Dony' / Doney
One more comment-which is decidedly off topic-the phrase "Don Dada" which is found in a number of dancehall reggae songs has its origin in the Spanish title "Don" and colloquially means the man in charge-the leader-the best dj-the "big daddy" (dada) of them all.

Here's a link to the 1992 hit dancehall reggae song "Don Dada" by Super Cat:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gd4570rK7iU