Whenever I hear grampa talk like that, high muckamuck
, sitkum dollah, I think he's sliding Chinese words into English words, just to have a little fun.
(28.) In 1978, for example, an important political sequence was initiated surrounding the Muckamuck
Restaurant dispute, in which feminist, trade union, and First Nations working-class activists sustained a three-year strike and picket action at the site of their former employer.
Chinook Jargon English chikchik car; wagon heehee laughter; to laugh humm bad smell kamooks dog klahowya hello lalang language mama mother mahsie thank you muckamuck
food papa father pehpah paper piupiu to stink polaklie night pusspuss cat sick tumtum sad siks friend skookum strong tillicum person tumtum heart; mind wawa word Count to 10 in Chinook Jargon!
Despite the rancor and despite the blowback, the former state Democratic Party chair and current Hillary high muckamuck
strongly implies in a BlueHampshire.com posting that she would again endorse a controversial letter attacking Barack Obama's votes as a state senator on abortion.
come and go at all hours of the day, passing in front of our glass-walled center.
Filmmaker James Cameron, the mastermind behind Fox's biggest hit, not to mention most Oscar-decorated pic, "Titanic," recently sat down with Fox co-chair and longtime colleague Jim Gianopulos to talk about the challenges of being a big Fox muckamuck
, new technology and fragmented audiences.
" (applied in derision to someone in authority) comes from Chinook trading jargon, as does the slang term "hootch," for alcoholic beverages.
Specifically, SORWUC's experiences organizing workers at Bimini pub and Muckamuck restaurant in British Columbia demonstrate that although its alternative structure and strategies aided organizing and strike efforts, these factors made little difference in the union's dealings with the labour relations boards and the courts: in both cases, the action or inaction of the state ultimately determined the outcome.
Pius precisement, les experiences du SORWUC d'organiser les travailleurs au pub Bimini et au restaurant Muckamuck en ColombieBritannique demontrent que, bien que sa structure et ses strategies alternatives ont aide les efforts d'organisation et de greve, ces facteurs ont fait peu de difference dans les relations du syndicat avec les commissions des relations de travail et les tribunaux : dans les deux cas, l'action ou l'inaction de l'Etat en fin de compte a determine le resultat.
Words in italics can appear in either the first or third columns.</p> <pre> A alfalfa muckamuck
alfalfa B binging beriberic brere C ceded outscouts mimic D dinging
(9.) McKay, "New Kind," 124; Steven High, "Native Wage Labour and Independent Production during the 'Era of Irrelevance,"' Labour/Le Travail, 37 (Spring 1996), 243-64; Janet Mary Nichol, "'Unions Aren't Native': The Muckamuck
Restaurant Labour Dispute, Vancouver, B.C., 1978-1983," Labour/Le Travail, 40 (Fall 1997), 235-52; Peter DeLottinville, "Joe Beefof Montreal: Working Class Culture and the Tavern, 1869-1 889," Labour/Le Travail, 8-9 (1981-82), 9-40; Rennie Warburton, "The Workingmen's Protective Association, Victoria, B.C.
Janet Mary Nicol, " `Unions Aren't Native': The Muckamuck
Restaurant Labour Dispute Vancouver, B.C.