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France Bans the Term “E-Mail”
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France Bans the Term “E-Mail”

by Chris on July 21, 2003

by Chris | July 21st, 2003

Linguistic silliness to my mind – Yanks took “freedom fries”, now France is trying to protect the French language by trying to drop “e-mail” for the French fusion “courriel”:

France Bans the Term “E-Mail”

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Ronald Reagan October 3, 2003 at 4:13 pm
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Hey,makes sense to me! (What is an e-mail?)

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Neil October 12, 2003 at 9:57 pm
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I thought courriel was the french word for e-mail all along. That’s what all the francophones I know call it.

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Al Gold October 29, 2003 at 9:53 pm
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I thought so also.

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David October 29, 2003 at 9:55 pm
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No e in front of courriel now?

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Jerry December 10, 2003 at 2:29 am
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Linguistic silliness to my mind – Yanks took “freedom fries”, now France is trying to protect the French language by trying to drop “e-mail” for the French fusion “courriel”:

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