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The catch: they will only speak French to other Quebecois.

I went there specifically because I didn't really want to go to France, but wanted to go to a French-speaking country. If your accent is not Quebecois, they switch to English on you, automatically. It's not even a deliberate judgment -- they just assume that if you don't have a Quebecois accent, you are an American who knows some French. And they all think they speak much better English than Americans speak French (which is generally true, but not a reason to stereotype). I had a friend from Paris who had people in stores and restaurants switch to English on him because of his accent. I thought the dude was going to go postal at some point.

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Posted: 09/10/2021 at 4:07PM


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