9.Week 9 (March 11): More colonial lexis (not exclusively "Indian")

Pick one word from each of the following two lists.

As you have done in past reports, describe the circumstances of its entrance into and progress through (!) English (e.g., from travel/history into more general language? From specific to metaphorical meaning? Etc etc).

There is a Dictionary of Canadianisms on historical principles (1967, of course) that you really must have a look at. Available at most reputable libraries on campus. The call number is usually but not always PE 3243 D5, and it's usually but not always in the reference section.

List 1:
-amok (Brad), barbecue (Dale), bungalow (Tim), chow (Zach), curry (Jennifer), jungle, kangaroo (Dane), pundit (Andrea), pyjamas, shampoo, swastika (Rebecca), taboo (Cheratra), thug, tycoon, verandah (Susana)
List 2:
boss, brave, bush (Jennifer), Canada/Canadian (Tim), Canuck (Dale), caucus, chesterfield (Dane), concession, creek, depot, dollar (Susana), Eskimo (Rebecca), muskie (Zach), prairie (Andrea), reeve, riding, shanty (Brad), squaw (Cheratra), totem