Sunday, April 08, 2007

Canadians no longer able to mock English signs in Korea

We sure can't after this!

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will remove the French-language exhibit at a major military memorial [Vimy Ridge, France] after a reporter discovered it was riddled with grammatical errors, Veterans Affairs Minister Greg Thompson said on Thursday.

The issue is an embarrassment for Ottawa, since Canada has been officially bilingual for 40 years and millions of French-speakers are very sensitive about their fate in a country where most people speak English.

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