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this is what i go through on a daily basis…

23 March 2010

“I think my mom told me once that there is some French on her side of the family.”

“Hmm…mine, too.”

“Really? You’ve got French ancestors?”

“Uh, duh”

“Well, I know your family is French-Canadian, but that’s different from French.”

“Not back then, it wasn’t.”

“Then why do you specify French-Canadian instead of just saying French?”

“Because they came to the US from Canada.”

“My great-great-great grandmother came to the US through Canada, but we don’t call ourselves Scotch-Canadian.”

“Yeah, but that’s because French-Canadian is different from French.”

“But you just said that it wasn’t back then.”

“It wasn’t.”

“Then why do you distinguish that your ancestors were French-Canadian?”

“Because they came down to the US from Canada.”

and on, and on, and on…


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