Jersey Shore

August 8th, 2013

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Jersey Shore

Office du Jerriaistransport

OxfordWords, lé bliogue dé siez les dictionnaithes d’Oxford, èrmèrque:
OxfordWords, the Oxford Dictionaries blog, remarks:

…As we wound our way through a lush forest of palm trees on the way to the capital, I looked at the bus ticket the driver had given me and saw:

Bouônjour à bord d’la beusse

It looked like French; or rather, it looked how French might look through a tropical haze. In fact, it was my first glimpse of real Jèrriais, the native language of Jersey – rich, colourful, and full of quirky phrases….