The Newfoundland Tongue by Nellie P. StrowbridgeThe Newfoundland Tongue by Nellie P. Strowbridge

The Newfoundland Tongue

byNellie P. Strowbridge

Paperback | April 15, 2008

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You think you've heard everything about <_st13a_state _w3a_st="on">Newfoundland and <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Labrador, but . . .<_o3a_p>

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Have you had a meal of padre?<_o3a_p>

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Have you ever seen a shalandi?<_o3a_p>

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Have you heard of basket soup?<_o3a_p>

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Would you find the term dry dough offensive?<_o3a_p>

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You've tried figgy duff, but have you eaten cod sounds?<_o3a_p>

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Work your tongue through conversational one-liners and much more! This book is a tribute to <_st13a_state _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">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 <_st13a_state _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Newfoundland's Old English and Irish roots as they come to the fore!

Nellie P. Strowbridge is one of Newfoundland and Labrador's most beloved, prolific, and respected authors. She is the winner of provincial and national awards and has been published nationally and internationally. Her work is capsuled in the National Archives as Newfoundland's winner in Canada's Stamp of Approval Award for a letter wri...
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Title:The Newfoundland TongueFormat:PaperbackDimensions:267 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.66 inPublished:April 15, 2008Publisher:Flanker PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1897317239

ISBN - 13:9781897317235

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