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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Metric system
From: John Collier <>
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2003 12:54:36 -0600

French Albertans speak "Franco-Albertan". All of these dialects are 
closely related to what was spoken in Brittany a long time ago. Present 
local Briton dialects are more closely related to Quebecois and 
Franco-Albertan than they are to Parisian French.

John Collier

On Thursday, September 4, 2003, at 09:07 AM, Jack McLain wrote:

> 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
> then.
> From: "Phong" <>
>> Is that French or Quebecois they speak and teach up there
>> in Alberta ?

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