Maritime Life

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Why I dropped my subscription.

Thank you for helping us keep the Maritimes out of the clutches of the rest of the world.

Merry Benezra more than 1 year ago

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Why doesn’t anyone in North America say barmy for balmy? According to my research, Barmy came first and still enjoys a jolly life. But most North American dictionaries don’t even mention the earlier Scots barmy. 

Simon McGavin, Cyberspace

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