Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/09/04

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Metric system
From: "Jack McLain" <>
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2003 08:07:01 -0700
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I also spend a lot of time in Montreal and Quebec.  They tell me that their
dialect of french is actually a very old version, Arcadian in origin
(16th/17th century) and has diverged from the european significantly since
Jack McLain

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From: "Phong" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 7:46 AM
Subject: RE: [Leica] Re: Metric system

> Is that French or Quebecois they speak and teach up there
> in Alberta ?
> I have spent a lot of time in Montreal and still have a
> hard time with the everyday day, blue collar Quebecois.
> It's like Cockney to me.  I am ok with TV and radios.
> Robert Beaudouin, I need private lessons.  :-)
> - Phong
> wrote:
> > Actually, French lessons are very popular in Alberta. Both of my
> > girls have had their entire schooling in French and speak and
> > write French fluently.
> > ...
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