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Saving A French Dialect That Once Echoed In The Ozarks

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i i Language lovers and locals of an isolated mining region of the Ozarks are scrambling to preserve what's left of a dialect known as pawpaw French before it fades. The dialect once dominated this community in southeastern Missouri, but now, it is barely a whisper. Kent Bone didn't grow up speaking pawpaw French. Continue Reading

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