The Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland: An Ethno-linguistic Study

E.R. Seary, G.M. Story, and W. J. Kirwin (Ottawa: National Museum of Canada, 1968)

This concise overview of history and society of the Avalon Peninsula presents useful details and statistics for twelve communities, a sketch of three dialects and St. John's speech, with phonetic and lexical examples, a compilation of census figures, and the dialect questionnaire used in fieldwork during the 1960s.