Quebec Seeks to Ease Divisiveness
joshuaafishman at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 15 02:43:19 UTC 2003
It can, and does, last infinitely long in many
cases. I think your schadenfreude is showing! JAF
--- Survey Coordinator Brazil
<survey_coord_brazil at sil.org> wrote:
> 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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