Tag Archives: Dictionary of Newfoundland English

En Français!: French and the DNE

August marks the 300th anniversary of the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713. While the Treaty was important internationally for several reasons, article 13 held special significance for Newfoundland, or Terre-Neuve at the time. Under this article, Newfoundland was recognized as … Continue reading

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All aboard!: Boats in the DNE

Now that summer truly seems to be just around the corner, you might be thinking of taking to the water in the near future. Many boats are already in the water and have made their first trips to sea, to … Continue reading

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The Government Game: Politics in the DNE

Thanks to the ELRC’s research assistant Maudie Whelan for the suggestion for this month’s topic, politics in the DNE. Politics are always a hot topic; everywhere you go, everyone has an opinion. This month, in particular, the Provincial Government has … Continue reading

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Spring has (almost) sprung: Spring themes in the DNE

On a more cheerful note:                                                                                                                 Spring has sprung, The grass is riz, I wonder where the birdies is!                                                       “Spring in The Bronx” Anon.

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Slowcomes & Shags: Nicknames in the DNE

While the snow continues to pile up on the streets and sidewalks and the long and hungry month of March approaches, beat the winter blues by taking a minute away from the day-to-day to find a little humor in the … Continue reading

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Suzanne Power interviewed on Radio Canada International

On Friday November 23, Suzanne Power was interviewed by Gilda Salomone on Radio Canada International. You can check out the interview by clicking here.

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Check out some photographs from the DNE’s anniversary celebrations!

We were fortunate to have a couple of photographers in the audience. Thanks to Philip Hiscock, Don Tarrant, and George Klima for capturing some great moments during the celebrations. If you happened to be there and took some pictures, send … Continue reading

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