Do you know any Newfoundlanders? If you’ve ever heard them talking to their friends or family back home, you might have realized that it sometimes sounds like they speak a different language. I’m from Newfoundland myself and sometimes I can’t even understand my own grandparents!
Some Newfoundlanders would say they’re bilingual – they speak English and “Newfinese”. There are hundreds of unusual expressions – read the Yukon News article below to learn some of the more popular sayings.