I like what Haitian Creole has done with/to the French language. The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is paired with one of the Haitian dioceses. People from the diocese regularly visit Haiti. To help, the diocese has offered, at various times, a week of intensive Haitian. I took it once. TravLang.com offers Haitian as one of its chosen languages for Word of the Day. A featured word last week was "so long". This was rendered as "good-bye" in many of the languages. The Haitian was "ovwa" from "au revoir"! Charlie ----- Original Message ----- From: Thomas Ruhm <[log in to unmask]> To: [log in to unmask] Sent: Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:59:53 -0400 (EDT) Subject: Re: Mix of English and French Yes, it looks like it is Beach-la-Mar. If I had seen the docomentation myself, I would have remembered the name. Wikipedia says they have only 2.800 words. I think it is probalby more. It is a pitty that it isn't really a conlang, but creoles are cool as well.