Please, stop asking for translation into French Canadian
Thread poster: ViktoriaG

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Sep 12, 2009

This is something that has been annoying me for a while now. Jobs are posted on this site and elsewhere requesting translation into French Canadian. Please, consider that French Canadian is not a language--the language is called Canadian French. French Canadian is the name of a Francophone living in Canada. In other words, French Canadian is the name of a nation, not of a language.

Mixing up the two is much the same as calling native Americans Indians.

For more information on who French Canadians are, please read this:

For more information on what Canadian French is, please read this:

[Edited at 2009-09-13 07:40 GMT]

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