Blackbird says her child comes first.
This proverb is used to mean one should attend to their business first before attending to others'. Deal with yours first before you deal with others'. Mind your own business. The degree of sensitivity in this proverb is very high since the core idea in it is a blackbird's offspring. Just consider how we consider children in our lives the most important gift and would do anything necessary to please them. It says it all.
Patois: Memba blackbud seh fi im pikni fus, suh wholl yuh caana fus.
English: Remember one should attend to their business first before attending to others', so mind your own business first.
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