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07-25-2011, 05:44 PM
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On the subject of French Canadian accents, can anybody explain to me why guys like Gagne tend not to pluralize certain things when they speak English? I often hear Gagne or Giroux saying things like, "We had lots of good opportunity and we took plenty of shot, but we just couldn't put any puck to go into the net during the first 20 minute."
In French, words are pluralized, but in a way that usually doesn't make a difference phonetically. For example, "tir" (shot) is pluralized into "tirs" with a silent "s", so both words sound exactly the same.

That might be why they have trouble with this.

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Yea, that's what I meant. I'm sure writing in English is a challenge for him. It's a challenge for many native speakers haha.
christ, I'm a future Masters student and I don't consider myself a great writer haha

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your all dumb. i will type hows i want too. Mind you're own buisness. Great your a gramaritical genius: Get over urself. If you understand what is being said, why waist you're affort to correct on your high whorse

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your all dumb. i will type hows i want too. Mind you're own buisness. Great your a gramaritical genius: Get over urself. If you understand what is being said, why waist you're affort to correct on you're high whorse

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