Daily Archive: May 21, 2018

Portland’s First Ferry — The Massacre of ’56

(Warning: A disturbing scene to get language data from.) Advertisements

LINGUISTIC ARCHAEOLOGY: TREATY LANGUAGE (POINT NO POINT), PART 8

This Article of the Point No Point treaty is one that I find relatively hard to translate, with its fancy literary nested-clauses style and its profusion of modals like ‘may’, ‘shall’, and ‘will’… Continue reading