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Kuskoy - the Bird Village
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1.       libralady
5152 posts
 06 May 2008 Tue 07:37 pm

I was searching around on the BBC archives and found this very interesting article about the Farmers of Kuskoy who whistle everyday as they go about their business.

It is quite incredible; it is more or less like another language as described by the journalist who wrote the article.

Anyone know of this? It does not say where the village. It would be interesting to hear if anyone has any personal experience!


Whistling Farmers of Kuskoy

2.       Chantal
587 posts
 06 May 2008 Tue 07:47 pm

http://www.kuskoyu.com

it's somewhere around Giresun..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnkwO1UbmAI&feature=related

the comment underneath says:
that s great..we also use this language in our willage to communicate.our willage is located between hills so its easy to communicate...we have same language that I understood what kind of sentences u formed...this language is used in Turkey, Giresun at Kuskoy .Kuskoy means ''bird willage''u can watch our language when u search with '' kus dili''..

3.       janissary
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 06 May 2008 Tue 11:16 pm

yes I know Im one of them who can speak Whistle Language (Kus Dili). I posted about it before on this site.

4.       Lapinkulta
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 06 May 2008 Tue 11:35 pm

Quoting janissary:

yes I know Im one of them who can speak Whistle Language (Kus Dili). I posted about it before on this site.



yes Im also use that language and that willage is near my willage...my mum used to call us with that language as were are swimming in the river...so we can speak with that language in Turkish or english...this way of speaking is peculiar to our region..it is also used some other part of world such as canary islands..

5.       Lapinkulta
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 06 May 2008 Tue 11:37 pm

Quoting libralady:

I was searching around on the BBC archives and found this very interesting article about the Farmers of Kuskoy who whistle everyday as they go about their business.

It is quite incredible; it is more or less like another language as described by the journalist who wrote the article.

Anyone know of this? It does not say where the village. It would be interesting to hear if anyone has any personal experience!


Whistling Farmers of Kuskoy



btw the picture on the link is not from kuskoy...

6.       libralady
5152 posts
 07 May 2008 Wed 12:32 am

Quoting Lapinkulta:

Quoting libralady:

I was searching around on the BBC archives and found this very interesting article about the Farmers of Kuskoy who whistle everyday as they go about their business.

It is quite incredible; it is more or less like another language as described by the journalist who wrote the article.

Anyone know of this? It does not say where the village. It would be interesting to hear if anyone has any personal experience!


Whistling Farmers of Kuskoy



btw the picture on the link is not from kuskoy...



I guess that is what you call "poetic Licence", using the picture I mean! When my mother used to call me, when I was swimming in the river (near my house) it was not as nice as your whistling I am sure!

So exactly where is Kuskoy as I could not find that much about it when I googled it?

7.       Lapinkulta
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 07 May 2008 Wed 07:59 am

sekerim, kuskoy is in Giresun and in its little town called canakci.it is difficult to find english articles about kuskoy...but I can give u information on what u wonder?

8.       Lapinkulta
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 07 May 2008 Wed 08:00 am

sekerim, kuskoy is in Giresun and in its little town called canakci.it is difficult to find english articles about kuskoy...but I can give u information on what u wonder?

9.       Chantal
587 posts
 07 May 2008 Wed 08:44 am

Quoting janissary:

yes I know Im one of them who can speak Whistle Language (Kus Dili). I posted about it before on this site.



Now that you told me you obviously have to show me when we meet again . Maybe I can start learning it next to Turkish, people already think I'm crazy for learning Turkish, so why not .

10.       janissary
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 07 May 2008 Wed 09:05 am

I use mobile phone here

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