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Regional Language Studies…Newfoundland 26 online!

RLS 26 is now available online. This issue features papers from Mary Dalton and Stefan Dollinger among others. To access the current issue, click here. If you would like to be added to the RLS subscription list (print and online … Continue reading

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Handwriting queries in the DNE collection

Here it is folks! The first in our series of posts to help decipher handwriting in the word-file collection for the DNE. We came across this file just this morning in the S withdrawn files. What we have been able … Continue reading

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New issue of Regional Language Studies (No. 25)

Regional Language Studies…Newfoundland was established by William J. Kirwin in 1968. This issue marks the 25th number of RLS and the English Language Research Centre wanted to do something special to celebrate. Though over the years RLS has featured a … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Tea time!: Words related to ‘tea’ in the DNE

Now that Halloween is over and Christmas is quickly coming, every night we go to bed wondering if we’ll wake up to a blanket of white stuff on the ground or glitter all over the trees. The weather is getting … Continue reading

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