The Newfoundland Tongue

The Newfoundland Tongue

Book - 2008
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You think you've heard everything about Newfoundland and Labrador, but . . .

Have you had a meal of padre ?

Have you ever seen a shalandi ?

Have you heard of basket soup ?

Would you find the term dry dough offensive?

You've tried figgy duff, but have you eaten cod sounds ?

Work your tongue through conversational one-liners and much more! This book is a tribute to Newfoundland's unique culture and way of life. It explores the province's history and folklore, placing a particular emphasis on traditional language, speech, expressions, and dialect. Read, and experience Newfoundland's Old English and Irish roots as they come to the fore!

Publisher: St. John's, N.L. : Flanker Press, 2008.
ISBN: 9781897317235
Characteristics: xiv, 267 p. ;,23 cm.

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