Daily Archive: August 2, 2020

1858-60: A puzzler, gestures, & “their language”

John Keast Lord was a talented, fun-loving English naturalist & veterinarian on the US-British Boundary Commission that set limits between my greedy American ancestors and my defenceless Canadian ancestors 🙂

“I don’t know, some American.”

Lovely fragments of good Chinuk Wawa from Vancouver Island Salish people: