On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, John Cowan wrote:

>Christophe Grandsire scripsit:
>> So what do you think? Would the powers that be accept France as I described it
>> as part of Ill Bethisad?
>It sounds good to me.  However, there must be an Occitan-speaking area, and
>it needs to remain the language of Courtly Love, or already-established
>etymologies end up changing.
>France as a language mosaic is very much in IB's spirit.

And you'll notice from the dialect map that centers on Brittany
and the Islands; Norman French is healthy.


>John Cowan