The place that banned the term grilled cheese and cocktail

From grilled cheese to cocktails, drag queen and leggings, the French-language watchdog in the Canadian province of Quebec has relaxed its guidelines around some common “anglicisms”.It’s the Canadian province that made international headlines for “pastagate” – a fracas over the use of the word “pasta” on an Italian restaurant’s menu in Montreal.So it comes as no surprise that new guidelines from Quebec’s French-language watchdog on some common, longstanding “anglicisms” has sparked debate.The use of a handful of English words whose Francophone equivalents have never been adopted by Quebecers are now considered acceptable infringements on French in the province.

Source: The place that banned the term grilled cheese and cocktail – BBC News

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