Re: Language differences in FRENCH

Subject: Re: Language differences in FRENCH
From: Buck Buchanan <buck -dot- buchanan -at- CITICORP -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 1997 09:35:09 -0700

Peter G Margaritis wrote:
> The Canadians have "bastardized" the Parisian French language, and speak
> what he calls "Franglais" - a combination of Parisian French, Canadian
> French, English, and American. Some words are just borrowed English
> (like "les beans" for beans, instead of the proper word "f`evres")

Sounds like Singlish (from Singapore). Over there we ON/OFF the light
and other such. Quaint, is what the English call it.

The ozzies have a different word.

Buck Buchanan
Software Documentation
Citicorp Technology Center
Westlake, Texas
Speaking for me, not for them!

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