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Old Posted Jun 6, 2016, 8:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Acajack View Post
If you put it that way, then I get it.

I just find it's a bit ridiculous when people say Montreal/Quebec are just your regular run-of-the-mill Canada/USA, except in French.

It's like when people say Canada is exactly the same as the U.S. except for different colour money and universal healthcare.

(We all know how people loooooove that!)
Right. But, at the same time, it's ridiculous when people say that Montreal is the most "European city" in North America. It's the flipside of your argument: that a lot of Quebec is run-of-the-mill Canada/USA, only in French, and people associate the use of the French language as somehow European.

They even made fun of this on Master of None: "I went to Montreal not too long ago. Have you been there? It feels like you're in Europe!"
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