Daily Archive: April 2, 2012

Halo klootchman stop

In my dissertation research, I found that Kamloops Chinuk Wawa uses a copula “stop” that I haven’t seen in other dialects. Copula: roughly a word for”to be”. “Stop”: KCW uses it for “to… Continue reading

Hihi kopa Pilton Son? April Fool’s?

I found this: Bald Peak eruption imminent, scientists say Newberg Graphic The word in the faded letter has always been read as “pish,” which means “fish” in Chinook Jargon, the trading language of… Continue reading