This amusing little dictionary, originally printed in Winnipeg in 1913, serves up the slang spoken in the West at the beginning of the century.Hockey, a game played with a club curved at the lower end. by two sides, each side striving to drive a block or disc, ... Dominion Day, Labor Day (the first Monday of September), and any clay appointed by proclamation for a general fast or thanksgiving. ... Another of the peculiar ways of asking how you are doing or howanbsp;...
|Title||:||Western Canadian Dictionary and Phrase Book|
|Publisher||:||University of Alberta - 1977-01-01|