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Re: Expos need miracle to air in English

In a message dated 3/25/01 3:20:20 PM Eastern Standard Time, Chuckigo writes:

<< good one, Dan.  but a subsequent off-list exchange with
 one of the "flatlanders" on the list has indeed revealed
 that there are communities in Maine in which French is
 very possibly the majority tongue. >>

There are such communities: Madawaska, Fort Kent, Eagle Lake.  All in 
northern Aroostook County.  Even in those towns almost everyone also speaks 
English.  Lots of people speak French in places like Lewiston and Biddeford, 
but not a majority.  Maybe in 1950 a majority spoke French in such cities, 
but not today.

And we have electricity north of Portland these days, too!

-- Dan Billings, Bowdoinham, Maine