Hard hardwood, creolization, deviltree, and pissed-off voyageurs

Ah, some deviltree! Just in time for Halloweeeen! šŸ™‚ qĢ“É™Ģl-qĢ“É™l stiĢk:Ā  Literally ‘hard-hard wood’. Finding this in C. Snow’s field notesĀ with theĀ meaning ‘oak’, I checked his sometimesĀ interesting CJ phonetics against theĀ Grand RondeĀ dictionary. Surprising… Continue reading