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Culture Shock for French in Quebec: ‘We Smoke Cigarettes, They Smoke Pot’

Culture Shock for French in Quebec: ‘We Smoke Cigarettes, They Smoke Pot’

The New York Times - By DAN BILEFSKY

MONTREAL — “They make rents go up and steal our women.” They “travel in packs of 10 and complain all the time.” “There are too many French people on the Plateau.” These are some of the lyrics of a song written by Fred Schneider, a 38-year-old advertising copywriter from France, who was belting them …

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