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August 18th, 2021
Newfoundland Sayings

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.