Jargon "was goin' to be the standard language" in Oregon

Dave Robertson ddr11 at UVIC.CA
Fri Jun 1 17:22:51 UTC 2007

Johnson, Clifton.  1908.  Highways and byways of the Pacific coast.  New 
York: MacMillan.  

Page 240: an old settler recalls in an interview:  

"We talked a jargon that was got up for the Indians; and that was taught in 
the schools.  I used to could speak that jargon better than I could English 
and we had an i-dea [sic] that was goin' to be the standard language here 
in Oregon."  

--Dave R

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