Yahoo Groupes (sic) is unhappy with me:
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And it’s true too.
Somehow “Votre navigateur n’accepte pas les cookies” seems like amazing Franglais. This is why I wonder if I still speak French sometimes: The language has borrowed so much English that it has left me behind.
When I go to France, I sometimes wonder if people think I sound like someone speaking Edwardian English. If I could only convince myself the effect was Shakespearean …
[Original draft 1/15/10. As part of my blog redesign, I've been going through draft blog posts that somehow never made it to publication. This is one of them.]