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Patois revival Ancient farmers’ dialect gets new lease of life in Valais

An ancient dialect is experiencing a renaissance in the canton of Valais. Patois, once principally spoken among farmers, used to be considered uncultivated and was even banned in some regions. But now it’s being taught in the village of Evolène. (SF/swissinfo.ch)

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