Bloc Québécois Is Asking Quebecers To Start Saying 'Bonjour-HO!' This Holiday Season
By now, any Quebecer knows the major controversy that exists around the infamous "Bonjour-Hi" salutation in our province.
It's become so well-known that Saturday Night Live even made a skit about it.
Avec la campagne «2021 : On touche du bois!», on vous offre nos meilleurs voeux à notre manière afin que l’année qu… https://t.co/vJodrXQtk3— Bloc Québécois (@Bloc Québécois) 1607818806.0
And Bloc Québécois' new campaign came up with an alternative for the phrase to replace it: "Bonjour-HO!"
The party's leader, Yves-François Blanchet, says "Montreal will also benefit from the 'Bonjour – HO!' campaign which promotes the use of French."
One Twitter user pointed out that the plural of "ho" in English is "hoes."
In the same vein, another person responded to the tweet saying "Um... Do you know what HO means in common language? If you translate into French, it means Bonjour Pute!"
So, if you're wondering how Quebecers are feeling about the whole "Bonjour-HO!" idea, just go ahead and search it up on Twitter — you won't be disappointed.