Tag Archives: Labrador English

Voices of Newfoundland and Labrador wants your photos!

As a follow-up to its highly successful online Dialect Atlas of Newfoundland and Labrador (www.dialectatlas.mun.ca), Memorial University’s English Language Research Centre (ELRC) is creating a new website called Voices of Newfoundland and Labrador. This website will feature high-quality digitized speech … Continue reading

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More Labrador in the Dictionary of Newfoundland English!

It has been quite a year here at the English Language Research Centre. Work has been progressing steadily on the Dictionary of Newfoundland English (DNE) Word-file Digitization Project; of the 72 drawers of word-files, we have 4 drawers in progress … Continue reading

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New Dialect Atlas promotional video!

Today is the day! Come join us in celebrating the launch of the Dialect Atlas of Newfoundland and Labrador. If you can’t be there and would like more information about the atlas, check out this promotional video created by the … Continue reading

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Dialect Atlas of Newfoundland and Labrador Launch!

Please join us on Wednesday October 23rd for the launch of the Dialect Atlas of Newfoundland and Labrador. Reception to follow.  

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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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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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Pudsie, puss-and-duck, blind-buck-and-davy: Childhood games in the DNE (part 2)

This month’s Twig is all about childhood games, but first, some business. The 30th anniversary of the Dictionary of Newfoundland English is quickly approaching. You’ll hear more about the plans for celebration over the next little while. The English Language … Continue reading

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