French in Maine article

Beverly Flanigan flanigan at OHIO.EDU
Sun Jun 4 16:05:10 UTC 2006

And I wonder if the Acadians who took French to Louisiana still use a
similar variety?  Mike Picone is the expert on this; I'll forward the link,
and our exchange, to him, if he's not on this list.

At 08:19 AM 6/4/2006, you wrote:
>Perhaps similar to Appalachia?  Acadians who kept themselves in
>isolation after the 1755 deportation, in the mountains of Maine.
>At 6/3/2006 05:21 PM, you wrote:
>>Shades of Elizabethan English in Appalachia.
>>At 04:12 PM 6/3/2006, you wrote:
>>>The New York Times has this article on native French making a comeback in
>>>Maine after decades of stigma.  There are some claims that North-American
>>>is more similar to the French of Louis XIV than Parisian French...sounds
>>>Dale Coye
>>>Wilton, NH
>>>The American Dialect Society -
>>The American Dialect Society -
>The American Dialect Society -

The American Dialect Society -

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