Prince Edward Island Sayings

Edited by Scott Burke and T.K. Pratt

© 1998

A long-awaited companion volume to T.K. Pratt's Dictionary of Prince Edward Island English, this delightful collection includes more than 1,000 proverbs, folk sayings, catchphrases, and idioms characteristic of the speech and attitudes of Prince Edward Islanders. Laid out in 72 themes ranging from food and mood, to work and weather, the volume is instructive, easy to use, and entertaining.

Meticulously researched, Prince Edward Island Sayings offers a unique blend of the scholarly and popular. The book features a table of themes, full cross-references, maps, and an extensive index. It is the only book of its kind for this unique part of the world.

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  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 152 pages
  • Dimensions: 7.0in x 0.4in x 10.0in
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A long-awaited companion volume to Pratt’s Dictionary of Prince Edward Island English, this delightful collection includes more than 1,000 proverbs, folk sayings, and catchphrases characteristic of the speech and attitudes of Prince Edward Islanders.

Prince Edward Island Sayings

Edited by Scott Burke and T.K. Pratt

© 1998

A long-awaited companion volume to T.K. Pratt's Dictionary of Prince Edward Island English, this delightful collection includes more than 1,000 proverbs, folk sayings, catchphrases, and idioms characteristic of the speech and attitudes of Prince Edward Islanders. Laid out in 72 themes ranging from food and mood, to work and weather, the volume is instructive, easy to use, and entertaining.

Meticulously researched, Prince Edward Island Sayings offers a unique blend of the scholarly and popular. The book features a table of themes, full cross-references, maps, and an extensive index. It is the only book of its kind for this unique part of the world.

Continue Reading Read Less

Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 152 pages
  • Dimensions: 7.0in x 0.4in x 10.0in
  • Author Information

    T.K. Pratt is Professor of English at the University of Prince Edward Island.



    Scott Burke is Legislative Counsel to the Government of Prince Edward Island.

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