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#3939: Re: Michel replies to Grey on Regional differences in Creole (fwd)

From: Serge Michel <haiticon@compusnet.com>

> Many times I hear people saying that koke is used with two diffrent
> meaning, one in the Nord, to say "sexual encounter", and in the rest
> of the country to say "hang". But, being from the Nord, I know we make
> a clear difference between koke (sexual encounter) and kwoke (hang).
> Had we had the same monem with these two different meaning, probably
> the latter would have long ago disappeared, to avoid a critical
> confusion, and would have been, at least for a century, only in
> archives.