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Gillian Wigmore


Gillian Wigmore is the author of Soft Geography (Caitlin Press), shortlisted for the 2008 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, and shorter pieces in CV2, filling station, Inner Harbour Review and Geist.  She lives in Prince George.

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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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