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I have recently met a woman whose mother is German but who refuses to speak German to her because she is afraid of being corrected. My father (nominally French but brought up in England) was very…Continue
"Date butoir": hyphen or no hyphen? And is the plural "dates butoirs" to be preferred to "dates butoir"? A correspondent (French) has just emailed me mentioning "de dates-butoir assez serrées".Continue
I was just about to write "le futur de l'atelier" (concerning a workshop which is likely to be closed) when I had a moment's hesitation and wondered whether I should write "l'avenir". (I paraphrased…Continue
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