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Postby Pedantic » Thu Mar 11, 2004 9:28 pm

It's the backwards accent mark there. Spanish doesn't use it, but a language that does is French.
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Postby LBJackal » Thu Mar 11, 2004 10:02 pm

Oh, an "accent grav" I didn't know it had an e on the end, I've only heard it not read it. I took french for 9 years, so you think I should know. It looks to me like they just took all the Latin players and added random accents to all of the vowels.

And one that should have an "accent égu" (spelling?) is Eric Gagné. But they left it Gagne, without an accent. More evidence for my theory of "random racial discriminatory accent assignment". hmmmmmmmmmm :-D

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