STROWBRIDGE, Nellie P.
Title: Newfoundland Tongue. First Edition
Publisher:  Flanker Press, St. John's, 2008, ISBN:9781897317235
Seller ID: 98297
STROWBRIDGE, Nellie P. The Newfoundland Tongue. St. John's : Flanker Press,2008. First Printing. Pp [i]-xiv,1-267,(7). 8vo, illustrated black card co vers. "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 historyand folklore, placing a particular emphasis on traditional language, speec h, expressions, and dialect. Read, and experience Newfoundland's Old English and Irish roots as they come to the fore!” (from the back cover). Very good. 12.50