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Words of War: Canadian English in the First World War

This series, by Strathy Literary Interns Toni Pascale and Louisa Simmons, explores the creative use of the English language by Canadian soldiers and their loved ones during the First World War.

Potato Diggers and Mouth Organs: Canadian English Weaponry Slang in the First World War, January 21, 2020

Hidden Profanity: Language and Identity in the First World War, February 3, 2020

Language of Loss: Canadian English Epitaphs of the First World War, February 18, 2020