- Canadian French dialectal, variant of French cheval; see chevalet. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Ti Jean spoke a local dialect of French called joual before he learned English.”
“Tremblay, of course, is the most Québécois of Québécois playwrights, the man who first introduced the Quebec slang joual to the stage - despite the disdain of some critics - with the first production of his”
“When the French come to snub us, to confuse them, we switch to “joual” or “franglais”.”
“I can speak all kinds of French: regular, patois, joual, franglais … even Parisian French.”
“I read about joual after you mentioned it: very interesting!”
“That the joual accent still peaks through no matter what style she uses I think points out the base hypocrisy that is much of American society.”
“Like we say in good joual here in Quebec "Ils font ben dur!”
“I speak QuÃ©becois in joual, not French or English”
“Consider yourselves lucky it isn't rendered along joual pronounciation, or we'd all be staring at it for a while.”
“In an odd way, Tremblay's early plays have an easier go of it transcending their times in English than in their original French - specifically, joual, the working-class French of Montreal.”
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Beginning a list of useful & obscure Scrabble words ...
Words known to Canadians. These may not be understood by other North Americans, eh?
Hecko, words! I’m so happy I’ve found you. I want to keep you all and never want to lose you again. I hope you like it here.
Words from Kerouac's work.
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