Quebec’s ‘Language Police’ Take Aim at Sneaky English Slang

Authorities fret over ‘Franglais,’ the creep of words like ‘cool’ or ‘email’ into French discourse; even elevator music is scrutinized. Canadian football player Marc-Antoine Dequoy recently became something of a folk hero in French-speaking Quebec. Dequoy, a native of Montreal, the province’s largest city, revealed in a tearful French-language interview what had riled him up […]