benbleau at gmail.com
Sun Aug 31 23:09:29 EDT 2008
Chuck Youse wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-08-31 at 21:07 -0400, mike delyea wrote:
>> Its fairly easy to tell Latin constructed words from French
>> constructed words (or Spanish, or Italian or Portugese). Also,
>> there's a big difference between Quebecois French and Parisien French.
>> The continental Froggies think our Froggies are hicks.
Being from Quebec, I can tell you that for sure, Quebecois French is
different from Parisien French. They use a lot more frenglish than we do
(english words pronounced àlà french.... that sounds totally horrible).
> At least the Quebecois have nifty words like "novante". Who the hell
> has enough air for "quatre vingt dix"? Four score? The only "four
> score" I want in my life involves four naked women.
Nope, we use quatre vingt dix. The Belgians use "nonante" .
> Hmm, I think we've drifted off topic. I think I'm going to help Gene
> with that new renewable energy idea of his.
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