Good websites to see other pidgin/creole languages
drobert at TINCAN.TINCAN.ORG
Mon Mar 15 16:30:04 UTC 1999
Radio Australia's Tok Pisin (New Guinea Pidgin English) service has a fine
website including the daily news posted in that language. Fascinating;
you may be surprised how unlike English this Pidgin English is! It may
be fairly difficult for you to understand. I seem to
be finding a fair amount of interpolated standard Australian English
material in the texts, for technical terms e.g. "foran minista" = "Foreign
Minister". You could get some fine ideas for language planning here...
Run a websearch for "Bislama" too, and enjoy the results...
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