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Re: Norman French?

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Monday, October 19, 1998, 10:11
At 00:48 19/10/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Quoth Arek Bellagio: >> HI all. I heard the term Norman French the other day.. and I was=
>> if this was a type of 'old English' applied to French. Does anyone know?=
>> not.. what does it mean? > >Norman French was (and is) the version of French spoken in Normandy;
So I'm speaking Norman French? (yes, I'm from Normandy).
>usually it refers to the Norman French of ~1000CE, which was what >William the Conqueror spoke, and which provided a great deal of >influence to English---iirc it was the main catalyst which brought Old >English into Middle English. > >> And also, whether or not you know the answer to the other question, does >> anyone know a place where I can find some documented information on an=
>> version of French? > >Nope, sorry... > >-- >-=3D-Don=<>-= =3D-
>Don't let people drive you crazy when you know it's in walking distance. > >
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