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What makes Quebec anglos tick?
A new book, Cracking the Quebec Code, tries to reveal the DNA code of the Québécois.
The book explains the “seven traits” that define French-Quebecers — from choosing pleasure over work and money, to being proud, creative and indecisive about big questions. 818 more words
One of the many questions about Sunday’s presidential debate is this: Will Donald Trump interrupt Hillary Clinton as many times as he did during their first encounter? 625 more words
Originally published on The Editors’ Weekly, the official blog of Editors Canada
English just isn’t spoken as well as it used to be. As people who have to deal every day with the abuses of common users, we will surely all agree with this sentiment: “our unfortunate ears are doomed not only to excruciate in the torments of bad grammar, but to agonize under the torture of a viciousness of expression and a corruption of phraseology, the ridiculousness of which alone saves us from the death with which we are frequently threatened.” 410 more words