'Deplorable' Québécois accent has royal roots, linguist asserts

The French typically have an unfavorable opinion of the accents spoken by the denizens of Québec, Canada. But like Martha's Vineyard, many of the linguistic forms used by this community may predate those in France. [Published on 10-09-2008]

Posted by Jacob Goldsmith on April 18, 2019

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