Daily Archive: January 2, 2018

Itchfoot klatawa copa h–l

It never gets old — reminding you that pidgin-creole languages like Chinuk Wawa are folk speech. They’re full of words that stodgy old regular languages disavow paternity of…

New Year’s Chinuk Wawa letter from Tillamook, 1916

  John Leland Henderson is a young lumberjack who taught himself how to write Jargon! A special New Year’s gift from the real McCoy…