Newfie (also Newf or sometimes Newfy) is a colloquial term used in Canada for someone who is from Newfoundland. Some Newfoundlanders consider “Newfie” a slur from its past used by American and Canadian military personnel present on the island and its use in Newfie jokes that depicted “Newfies” as stupid and foolish. The word was first recorded in a 1942 dictionary of slang. – Wikipedia&nbsp

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