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Lisa Wilson


Lisa Wilson works for the Gabriel Dumont Institute. Her fiction has appeared or will appear in the Dalhousie Review, Grain, Prairie Fire, New Breed and an anthology of Aboriginal love stories. She placed first in the fiction category of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild 2008 Short Manuscript Awards and was shortlisted for the 2009 John V. Hicks Long Manuscript Awards. She is at work on a collection of short stories and a book for young adults that centres on M├ętis culture and the folklore of Rougarou.

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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. 

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