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.

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Buck Buchanan
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