In Chinook Jargon dialects, the word “moosum” (“sleep”) is more or less tabooed. In some, which I associate with the Coast and which I tend to perceive as older, there’s a phrase “tenas moosum”.… Continue reading →
Have you heard a version of this song? Let me know. (See also part 2, part 3 and part 4.) As found in the second edition of a really authoritative collection with musical… Continue reading →
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