In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- In Cornwall at least, Franco-Ontarians call it franglais and consider it a common practice of switching codes without apprehension.
- Are the people who spoke and who continue to speak forms of joual and franglais, or English, not just such ambivalent travelers, existing between languages and identities, in the split temporality of the performative?
- If the epigraph also arouses expectations that the book will play with the poetic, idiomatic and vulgar potential of dropped consonants and arty franglais, then readers are in for a treat.
- So, it's true, franglais elevated to the world's lingua franca would be really convenient for us.
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