Readers' response to 'Speaking French in anglo 'hoods'
The nurses knew I was an anglophone and when they came to speak to me the first thing they said was “I do ... use of French in the retail environment in Montreal and found it quite interesting. I too am of Italian descent, second generation Canadian, ...
LTE – Eric Little of Ottawa Asks: “Can English-speaking and French-speaking Canadians live together, and do they want to do so?”
We have already lost the ability of government to make choices to the Supreme Court of Canada with several recent Charter cases. We have already lost Government to this continued and hurried focus on making Canada linguistically dual. Have we lost the ...
Why Do Americans Hate the French?
A new ad from a liberal advocacy group shows Mitt Romney speaking in French while intentionally ... Bush accused John Kerry of "looking French" during the 2004 campaign. Why do Americans hate the French? Some of it comes from the British.
What Languages Do Canadians Speak?
they are not necessarily speaking English and French. Statistics Canada reports that more than 200 languages that were not English, French or an Aboriginal language, were reported as a language spoken most often at home, or as a mother tongue. About two ...
In French-Speaking Canada, the Sacred Is Also Profane
English-speaking Canadians use profanities that would be well understood in the United States, many of them scatological or sexual terms. But the Quebecois prefer to turn to religion when they ... Canadian French, you have none of the sexual aspects. So ...