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#415: Haitian Prejudices: Bellegarde-Smith replies to Pierre-Louis

From: P D Bellegarde-Smith <pbs@csd.uwm.edu>

> From: yves pierre-louis <mayves@hotmail.com>
> It is my humble opinion that some haitians are more fluent in english or 
> french because they are in positions to practice these languages more than 
> the creole language.
> Sincerely, Yves.
	And some Haitians are far more fluent in English than in French.
They were unilingual in Haiti, then came to the United States. Not that
many people speak French in Haiti... (or in francophone Africa for that
matter!) P.D.B. Bellegarde-Smith