CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundlanders according to Americans

We found this in an story written by sportswriter Rick Rielly from ESPN.

Oh, Canada: A guide to thriving in Vancouver, one smile at a time

- Speak Canadian. ATMs are ABMs. Street hockey is "shinny." Butt is "arse." Beer is "brew." Stuff is "whatnot." Newfoundlanders are "Newfies." Never say the "g" in "ing." And yay is not a cheer, it's a measurement, as in: "I'm lookin' for my malamute, about yay big and yay long?"

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