Datapoint Bahamian Creole/Order of degree word and adjective

Preposed degree words are the default case. So may occasionally follow the adjective (cf. Holm & Shilling 1982: 188); the construction seems to be restricted to this degree word, however.

Values

Degree word precedes adjective Frequency: 90.0%

Example 12-10:
Yeah, man, I get so mad. Children broke up the 'mote control, that's done five 'mote control I done buy.
[...]
[...]
I
I
get
get[pfv]
so
so
mad
mad
[...].
[...]
[...] I got so mad. [The children had broken the remote control] [...].
Confidence:
Very certain

Degree word follows adjective Frequency: 10.0%

Example 12-11:
De okra-dem long so.
De
the
okra-dem
okra-pl
long
long
so.
so
The okras are so long.

Source: Holm & Shilling 1982: 188

Confidence:
Certain