We spoke to anglos who (actively) support the protection of the French language, cementing the fact that language debates are a thing of the past.
They say that nothing is certain in this world but death and taxes. And, if you live in Quebec, you can also add contentious language debates to that.
Last week a simple tweet by the OQLF recommending people and businesses use “à emporter” instead of “take-out” got the fireworks started again. The tweet itself was nothing special. Part of the OQLF’s mandate is to promote the proper French terminology, as I alluded to in a column a few weeks ago.