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05-24-2008, 07:03 AM
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When you translate a quote, its different. When you quote someone that just manages to speak french, then its also different.
This, btw, is not a grammar mistake.
I never said translating. You jumped to that conclusion.
I said when a French Canadian player (or a European for that matter) speaks English or Gainey speaks French they clean up the quote. Why wouldn't they do it for a native speaker. And yes, it's a grammar mistake. It's very similar to English when someone says she's the most prettiest or he's the more strongest. That's a grammar mistake. It's either the most pretty or the prettiest. You can't combine the two.
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