Siam: Kenneth Spoke Siamese Like the Bible

Dublin Core

Title

Siam: Kenneth Spoke Siamese Like the Bible

Subject

Thai Language

Description

Kenneth's Siamese teacher taught him the high, scholarly Thai language of the Bible, and this turned out to make him sound funny when speaking the language in ordinary conversation. He was told that he spoke Siamese like the Bible.

Creator

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1927

Rights

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Format

.mp3

Identifier

LC39-02

Provenance

Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewee

Kenneth Landon (1903-1993)

Duration

2:17

Clip Location

Hour 39, clip 2

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993) , “Siam: Kenneth Spoke Siamese Like the Bible,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed June 26, 2019, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/450.