Harry R. Schwartz

Code writer, sometime Internet enthusiast, attractive nuisance.

The author at the Palais du Luxembourg in Paris, November 2022. hacker news gitlab sourcehut pinboard librarything 1B41 8F2C 23DE DD9C 807E A74F 841B 3DAE 25AE 721B


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English in Montreal


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Tags: language.

Montreal’s heterogeneous linguistic environment has done some interesting things to the English language:

“Instead of turning off the lights, you close the lights. You have a coffee instead of having coffee. You fall pregnant instead of getting pregnant,” he says.

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