Why Langlois is or should be world famous

So are the citizens of Langlois delusional??

WE THINK NOT.

Reasons:

1) We take pride in the fact that the name Langlois stirs up so much interest in the pronunciation. The subject is a great ice breaker  and is often the first question asked by visitors.

Langlois is a variant of the French "L'anglais" meaning the Englishman which seems to indicate the family name started when some English showed in France post-Norman conquest era. The variations in pronunciation stem from Anglicization and then Americanization down through the years.  There are variations still among Guernsey (home of our founding family) and Jersey Islands The name is not quite on par with the Welsh town of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwy rndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. So really, one might  we have it easy, but  is still up for debate.  One of most accepted version is Langless stemming from a phonetic version of the 1860 Federal census of our Founding Family

 

  

  

However, the citation in Oregon's Names; How to Say Them and Where They are Located? by Bert Webber ( a well respected historian) lists the pronunciation as LANG lois.

The locals have their own take on the name: Lang lois  Langwau, Lang o ise, Lang lewis , Lang lis , Lang loy and probably more. Here are some samples from us locals. 


Bullet strikes trailer while traveling over Floras Creek on 101.

On Tuesday, July 2nd, a volunteer firefighter from the Millington Fire Department was transporting fire suppression equipment, emergency medical supplies, and camping gear to an event in Ophir. Driving south down 101, just south of town at approx. 12:00 to 12:30 he heard something hit his open trailer in the area around the Flores Creek bridge. Upon later inspection it was discovered that the trailer had been shot. The bullet passed through a table, a solar cell unit, and lodged in a wood tent pole. The incident was reported to the Curry County Sheriffs Department. The tent pole with the bullet was taken as evidence. The bullet is reported to be a 30 caliber.
 
     If anyone has information on this event please call the Curry County Sheriffs Department at 800-543-8471 

Request for Poems Live Cultural Coast- submission August 2

Date: 

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 11:30pm
To event remaining 17 days

Request for POEMS

Place Based Publishing

Live Culture Coast

Calling all writers & poets!

Live Culture Coast invites writers to submit short poems to temporarily publish along

three roadside locations as well as in the Live Culture Coast website and event guide!

Theme & Style

Poems shall be modeled after the Burma Shave roadside advertisements, which appeared

throughout the United States from 1925 to 1963. Each advertisement was a catchy poem or

jingle spread out over a series of signs that motorists read as they drove by.

Up to three selected poems will be placed along the Live Culture Coast route—a 135-mile,

excursion through Oregon’s South Coast, where we explore the timeless connections

between land and people.

Writers may submit up to three entries that reflect the ethos of Live Culture Coast and

Oregon’s South Coast: Ferment. Forage. Brew. Bake. Pedal. Paddle. Wander.

Wonder. Forest. River. Tide. Sea. Science. Art. Community. Live Culture Coast is a sensory

celebration of fermentation, creativity & exploration, set along the edge of the continent,

amidst the wilds and wonders of the Southern Oregon Coast.

Entries must follow the Burma Shave format: five lines of one to four words each, and lines

two and five must rhyme. Each poem will consist of six signs—one for each line, and the

final for the Live Culture Coast logo and the poet’s name.

Here are links to examples from Fermentation Fest (which inspired Live Culture Coast):

https://fermentationfest.com/2018-passwords-winners-announced

Submission & Jury Process

* All entries will undergo a blind jury process by members from across the south coast.

* Deadline for submissions is Friday, August 2 by 11:59 pm.

* Entries must be submitted via Google Form.

* Poets will be notified of publication status by Monday, September 9.

Awards

The 3 poems published on roadsigns will earn $50 each.

Up to 10 additional poems published in print and on the website will earn $25 each.

Questions? email liveculturecoast@gmail.com

Submit Poems? http://bit.ly/placebasedpoetry

 

 

 

 

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Larry and the Kumquats

Date: 

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 6:00pm

 

Burger Night at the Spoon.  Wine, draft  beer coctail drinks,etc.

Serving from 5:30 pm. to 8:30 pm.

Menu: Chef's choice, but does include  hamburgers and if you are lucky,  lamb burgers.

Covered, sheltered venue.

No Cover Charge

Tips appreciated. Read more about Larry and the Kumquats

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