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Our word of the week is “Mumblebone”According to Mary Jane Cain...


Our word of the week is “Mumblebone”

According to Mary Jane Cain reminiscences of Coonabarabran, New South Wales and district, 1844-1926, Mumblebone means “wild turkeys gobbilling”

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It is important to note that these records were written in most cases about Aboriginal languages by non - Aboriginal people. For this reason, the written words may not accurately reflect the ways in which an oral language was spoken and transmitted.