Newfinese

Howdy blogaroos! Whadda y’at? It’s a mausey day here. I’m just ‘bout gutfounded and I’m waiting for the sitter to fire up a scoff.

OK. Are you wondering what the heck I just said? Well. Who knew that in Newfoundland, people have their own sayings and their very own dialects? I’m just practicing for when My Enforcer comes home tomorrow.

If our sitter was using Newfinese, the statement she would be saying repeatedly with me is “Oh me nerves, he got me drove.”

Here’s a little article to help you with the translation- and so that you’ll know what to expect if you ever visit “The Rock.”

https://encounternewfoundland.com/newfinese-101-words-and-phrases-youre-likely-to-hear-on-the-rock/

Rumor has it My Enforcer has bought us some guilt gifts. And guilty is exactly how she should feel! She visited with Keith’s sister and met their new puppy, Weiser. Of course she HAD to take his photo. She was going through canine photo withdrawal. Here’s the little dude:

I heard she’s been somehow having a good time – despite the fact that we’re not there. She’s eating lots of local seafood, visiting lots of scenic places and taking loads of photos. Like these…

Sure. The scenery is pretty. But g’wan. They would be so much nicer if WE were in them…

Anyway, she gets home tomorrow and I’m sure she’s wondering how we will all behave. Will I ricochet off her? Will anyone give her the cold shoulder for having been away?

You’ll have to wait and see. In the meantime, I’ll close with another Newfoundland saying…

Long may your big jib draw!

Have a good one. Peace and paws up. Stay safe.

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