Quebec Seeks to Ease Divisiveness
paulston+ at pitt.edu
Mon Apr 14 20:56:38 UTC 2003
>From: Survey Coordinator Brazil <survey_coord_brazil at sil.org>
>To: lgpolicy-list at ccat.sas.upenn.edu
>Subject: Re: Quebec Seeks to Ease Divisiveness
>Date: Mon, Apr 14, 2003, 11:56 AM
> It's neat to see an article that eloquently states what I've observed, too.
> I was in Montreal, Quebec, and Ottawa a couple of years ago, and I found the
> English speakers of my mother-in-law's age quite anti-French. The rest of
> the world was just getting on with the business of getting along with life.
> However, this congeniality might prove to be French's undoing. How long can
> societal bilingualism last? Isn't it kind of hard to sustain for more than
> 3 generations?
> Stan Anonby
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