Quebec Seeks to Ease Divisiveness

Survey Coordinator Brazil survey_coord_brazil at
Tue Apr 15 18:09:27 UTC 2003

Interesting - I've just surveyed a creole in northern Brazil.  We had a
Martiniquan and an St. Lucian along.  I think the creoles illustrate well
what Fishman talks about with the idea of domains.  Likely the reason
creoles survived so long was because is was pretty clear which language was
used by whom, where.  I think this Quebec article is hailing bilingualism
without diglossia, which could be a harbinger of language shift.

Stan Anonby

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