Harry R. Schwartz

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English in Montreal

Published 14 May 2010. 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.