Dictionary of Newfoundland English

  title={Dictionary of Newfoundland English},
  author={G. M. Story and W. J. Kirwin and J. Widdowson},
  • G. M. Story, W. J. Kirwin, J. Widdowson
  • Published 1991
  • History
  • The Dictionary of Newfoundland English, first published in 1982 to regional, national and international acclaim, is a historical dictionary that gives the pronunciations and definitions for words that the editors have called "Newfoundland English". The varieties of English spoken in Newfoundland date back four centuries, mainly to the early seventeenth century migratory English fishermen of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, and to the seventeenth to the nineteenth century immigrants chiefly… CONTINUE READING
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