Note: The following words originated in France and were still being used by francophones in Québec until just recently. Do know any of these words? Do your parents or grandparents?
– Catalogne: bed cover
– Godendart: saw
– Jaspiner: to chat
– Joucquer: to perch
– Tocson: stubborn or opinionated man
Author: Nos Racines, #1, Montréal, Éditions T.L.M., 1979, p.18.