On November 13, 2014, the DNE celebrated its 32nd anniversary. On that date, ELRC Centre Manager Suzanne Power was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Morning Show in both St. John’s and Central Newfoundland.
The DNE Word-file Digitization Project is moving along steadily and we are coming across more handwriting queries all the time. Here is one from the P withdrawn section for the term pot-hunter. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a pot-hunter is:
“A person who hunts game for food or monetary gain rather than for sport; a sportsman who shoots indiscriminately or with no regard for the rules.”
We are having difficulty picking out the first note from the OED. We have figured out:
[OED pot- [inc]ler]
What do you think this card says?