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History of French

Recently there has been discussion in this community about the history and development of French, and why French is different in so many ways from all the other Romance languages. I found this wikipedia page, which addresses quite a few of the issues I've seen recently discussed, and thought I would share:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_French

It discusses changes to French brought about by contact with both Celtic languages and Germanic languages.
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