The Re-birth of the Stupid Newfie
Harken back to the early- to mid-20th century. Newfoundlanders were the butt of jokes throughout
Lack of ABE programs will mean more people stuck with whatever education they got when they quit grade school; low education is a primary qualification for the Stupid Newfie.
Also, the Librarian. (That’s capitalized because it should be a title, not a job description.) Librarians are rare people. They not only know things, they know how to learn more about things. They hold the keys to finding out anything you ever wanted to know. They might appear to spend their time tidying the books and calling the overdue borrowers. They may seem to be quiet people armed with date-stampers. But Librarians are some of the most important people in our society. Librarians are the guardians of all our accumulated knowledge.