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Herecomesyoursun

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To Our Canadian friends or whoever knows
« on: February 23, 2005, 02:24:08 AM »

what is Acadian driftwood?  and also what is

Sais tu, Acadie, j'ai le mal du pays
Ta neige, Acadie, fait des larmes au soleil
J'arrive Acadie
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Re: To Our Canadian friends or whoever knows
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2005, 01:47:58 PM »

My French is pretty terrible, but I guess it means something like

Do you know, Acadie, I am the ??? of the country
Your rain, Acadie, is like tears from the sun
I arrive (in?) Acadie
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Re: To Our Canadian friends or whoever knows
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2005, 08:07:07 PM »

I have absolutely no idea. Which shows how great my school is. ::)
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Re: To Our Canadian friends or whoever knows
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2005, 10:16:57 PM »

but what is Acadie?  is it a part of Canada?  or an old name for it?
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Re: To Our Canadian friends or whoever knows
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2005, 10:21:28 PM »

Acadia is a part of Canada, it's also a nationality (native French)
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Re: To Our Canadian friends or whoever knows
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2005, 05:10:03 PM »

thank you.  so is it like part of Quebec?
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Re: To Our Canadian friends or whoever knows
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2005, 06:31:42 PM »

Nope, it's the french settlements around rural Canada.
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