Creole people and languages
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The current etymology of the word creole was proposed a long time ago. Recent lexicographic attempts to determine its origin more accurately have not been successful. Nonetheless, it is useful to start this study of creoles by citing two alleged sources. They are obviously false, but, in their respective ways, they illustrate perfectly how often extreme ideological fantasies can divert serious thinking, even in debates that are reputedly scientific.