Christophe Grandsire scripsit:

> Well, the Acad=E9mie Fran=E7aise is *not* an example of modern French

Hmm.  How about this:

Academie French is essentially French as spoken by a German.

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I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen,
han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith.  --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_