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Old Posted Aug 24, 2014, 11:13 PM
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Originally Posted by New Brisavoine View Post
I think he meant Maghreban accent as in "a Maghreban touch".
Yeah, I meant it as "touch of Maghreb", not that Marseille has an accent influenced by Maghreb French. I don't speak French beyond simple phrases and can't tell the accent differences in Metropolitan France anyways.

I always thought that Marseille had lots of people descended from Maghreb, not necessarily immigrants but second-third generation Algerians, Moroccans and the like, and "native" French relocated back to Metropolitan France following independence.
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