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Cindi    Posted 07-12-2003 at 12:09:05       [Reply]  [No Email]
Here is a


Clod    Posted 07-12-2003 at 12:13:15       [Reply]  [No Email]

Ha ha missed me!


Cindi    Posted 07-12-2003 at 15:07:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yeah me too, notice the sunshine state is apparently anything but. That's okay, I'd a lot rather have the water than not.


Clod    Posted 07-12-2003 at 15:46:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
If that huricane swirls in from Yucatan you may get plenty of water.


Please Notice That...    Posted 07-12-2003 at 17:59:04       [Reply]  [No Email]
Far Upstate NY, and most of VT and NH are in the 'yellow', whatever that means there, eh?...

Pretty sure that this 'monitor' has not been updated since the 9th...

Making up for lost time she is, Mother Nature...

You maybe a Frenchman much dere, eh'bye?

ah'Oui...

Salmoneye


Clod    Posted 07-12-2003 at 18:36:07       [Reply]  [No Email]
Salmoneye..Have you ever tried to communicate with a french person from Louisiana?


Salmoneye    Posted 07-13-2003 at 06:31:45       [Reply]  [No Email]
I haven't...I have a very small vocabulary...

My father and one of his brothers have though...They told me it is possible and only a few problems with dialect...

You have to remember that there are French Canadians and then there are French Canadians...

When the Acadians were pushed out they came down through Vermont and way northern New Hampshire...Most continued on to Louisianna, but some set up shop up here...There are true Cajuns in the Kingdom...In Louisianna there are French and French too...The Cajuns and The Creoles do not mix much or get along well I have been told, and they sound amazingly different...

In 1986, I went to New Foundland (pronounced 'newfun-lAnd' by the way)...The woman that went with me was lost...I had to interpret almost every word for her...And that was English lol...Sounded pretty close to the people that I knew from the Kingdom...

PS...The Northeast Kingdom is the part of Vermont that is not in the Green Mountain Range, but is actually the piedmont of the White Mountains of New Hampshire...Tis a different world from the rest of the state, and a place I hope to live someday...


Clod    Posted 07-13-2003 at 07:21:47       [Reply]  [No Email]
I spent a lot of time in Louisuana,Never learned much of their talk.Most mix English and French like a garden salad.You are right about the diffrent groups of them.Some are sort of Spanish looking. I still have friends and kin there but I decided I like here better.The people in Lafayette and around there are nice country folks and I have had some good times with those folks.Baton Rouge has very friendly down home folks for a big city but New Orleans,,Just look and leave as quick as you can or you will find all you pockets are empty.


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