Say It Like A Local: Tri-Region Places & Words

Tri Region Tourism Local Knowledge

Have you ever wondered why moose doesn’t pluralise to meese like goose does to geese? That’s because they have different roots! Moose is actually an Abnaki word, while goose comes directly from ‘ghans-‘, a Proto-Indo-European word that was likely imitative‚Ķ meaning people squawked like a goose and that’s what they called it. There are some unique place and family names …