Fort Astoria sign gets a rewrite

Fort Astoria Sign Gets a Rewrite

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(Image credit: Daily Astorian)

You can read or listen to an interesting news article that mentions the role of Chinook Jargon in early PNW contact history.

If you click the “Listen” option at the Daily Astorian website, you’ll hear an excellent AI voice…

…but it’s one that maybe isn’t modeled on local speech: it says “Sha-NOOK” for Chinook! 😀

What do you think?