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. 


Frankie MacDonald: Powerful Storm to Hit Oregon on Saturday November 14, 2020

Powerful Storm is on its way for Oregon on Saturday November 14, 2020 and it will start on Friday November 13, 2020 during evening hours and it will bring a lot of Rain and Wind and it will Cause Wind Driven Rain and Sideways Rain in Portland Oregon and Medford Oregon including West Coast of Oregon and Eugene and Salem Oregon and Vancouver Washington and it is Capable of Bringing down Power Lines and Snapping Tree Branches in Half and Knocking out Power and it will bring Big Waves Crashing the Beaches and Shores of Oregon and it will bring a lot of Snow up in the Mountains and it will Cause Power Outages and Howling Winds and there is a Powerful Low Pressure System heading for West Coast of Oregon and it will bring Heavy Winds with a lot of Rain that will Cause some Flooding and Puddles on the Streets of Oregon. People in Oregon Be Prepared Have your Rubber Boots, Rain Coats and Rain Suits Ready. When you Go Outside Wear your Rain Gear Rubber Boots and Rain Coats to Keep you Dry. Order your Pizzas and Chinese Food and Buy Cases of Pepsi and Coke. Have your Samsung Galaxys, Samsung Galaxy Smartphones, Samsung Galaxy Tablets, Smartphones, Cell Phones, Laptops and Tablets Charged and Have your 3G, 4G, 5G and LTE Internet Ready. Don't Walk through the Puddles and Avoid the Puddles while you are walking on the Streets and Stay Away from the Beaches and Don't Go Near the Shores. If you Have anybody Living in Oregon be Prepared for Powerful Storm on Saturday November 14, 2020. take Care and Stay Safe and Don't Get Caught in the Powerful Storm Stay Dry and Be Safe.

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Three for Silver

Date: 

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 5:00pm

Free outdoor music show at Langlois Cheese Factory at 5:30 PM on Friday, October 2! Three for Silver from Portland. The band features washtub bass, accordian, fiddle, and vocals.

Bring lawn chairs/blankets. BYOB. Masks & social distancing required.

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Open Air Plant Sale: Benefits Langlois Lions - 9am-2pm Ends June 6th!

Tues 26th- Sat: 9 am-2 pm * until Saturday June 6th

  • Parking best on street.
  • Pandemic precautions: maintain 6 feet distance.
  • Masks. Hand sanitizer on site.
  • Great variety of perennials + Houseplants, African
    violets, succulents in green house
  • Payment: honor system via cash box or via paypal/credit card
  • Questions: 541 348-2507. text: 541 251 1530

 

 

You can donate/pay for plants using the link below.  A paypal account is not required.   

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