Daily Archive: May 1, 2012

Who can CAT-scan a worn, carved inscription?

I wonder if any readers of the Chinook Jargon blog have a connection, or an inspiration: Who can CAT-scan a worn, carved inscription?  Or PET scan.  Or X-ray.  Or ultrasound. There are more… Continue reading

Speidel, Sons of the Profits

Speidel, William C.  1967.  Sons of the profits: Or, there’s no business like grow business! / The Seattle story, 1851-1901.  Seattle, WA: Nettle Creek Publishing Company. An entertaining local history, told with a… Continue reading

Brokenshire, “Washington State Place Names”

Brokenshire, Doug.  1993.  Washington State place names: From Alki to Yelm.  Caldwell, ID: Caxton. The author of this reader-friendly volume focuses more on the histories associated with the place names than on their… Continue reading