Born in the first half of the 17th century, the Creole language is a mosaic of an aextraordinary richness. Native American legacies were supplemented by the dialects of French colonists, Blacks from West Africa, and later "Coolies" from India and China.Creole proverbs, contrary to popular belief, are not words of the past, "pawol an tan lontan" (words of the past) as they say in Martinique. The proverb is immortal, eternal, and indispensable. As they say in Martinique: "Pa konnet mové" (It is bad not to know). Click on the title to read the morality.