Somebody offered me some bars of motel soap. I didn’t really need anything like that, but wouldn’t you know this was right on top: Antique or what? Is this hoary old design still… Continue reading
If you’re interested in Chinook Jargon, you can download the dissertation I just defended in the University of Victoria’s department of linguistics: “Kamloops Chinuk Wawa, Chinuk pipa, and the vitality of pidgins“ It’s… Continue reading
This document is technical and over my head… Proposal to include Duployan script and Shorthand Format Controls in Unicode/ISO-10646 file:///C|/Users/vanisaac/Desktop/WG2_Duployan/WG2Duployan.html[2010-09-29 23:59:37] Document # N3895r Title: Proposal to include Duployan script and Shorthand Format… Continue reading
…Supposedly! Area’s largest planned housing project set to open after long delay ‘Two decades after it was conceived, Western Washington’s largest planned community will open this summer. It will be called Tehaleh, though Pierce County… Continue reading
Treasure trove of Christmas tradition at Alberni museum Alberni Valley Museum curator Kirsten Smith cups a vintage pear shaped ornament from the museum’s collection. WAWMEESH G. HAMILTON/Alberni Valley News By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton – Alberni… Continue reading
Thank you, Google Books. This 1890 find may be one of the earliest uses of the phrase ‘Nootka Jargon’. It’s also interesting for what it says about Chinuk Wawa.