‘The Word Lady’ shared her passion for Canadian English

‘The Word Lady’ shared her passion for Canadian English

Lexicographer Katherine Barber shared her love of words with Canadians, reminding and sometimes educating them about Canadianisms such as “Molson muscle,” “gotchies” and “jellybuster.” (Meaning, respectively: “beer belly,” “underwear” and “jelly doughnut.”)As the founding editor-in-chief of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, she started speaking publicly about Canadian words in radio and...

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