Monthly Archive: April, 2016

Something evidently occurred in the Department of Geology, Columbia University

Chinuk Wawa, again as an ipsut-wawa (in-group or secret language): From the Bulletin of the American Institute of Mining Engineers, No. 78 (June 1913), ‘Personal’ column, page v: I’ll throw in my understanding of… Continue reading

Hy-iu-hee-hee & superb local histories

The Harbor History Museum (Gig Harbor, WA) runs a fantastic blog where they chased down in lively detail the history of the Hy-iu-hee-hee (Lots of Fun) bar, restaurant, and cheap motel, founded 1935.… Continue reading