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In internet chat I keep seeing sentences beginning "Vivement...." For example, "Vivement le weekend prochain!"From the context this obviously means "Roll on next weekend," but why is it expressed as…Continue
The two official definitions of "magot" are a) macaque b) somme d'argent. Yet the statues preserved in that horrible tourist-trap "Les Deux Magots" in the 6eme are clearly merchants. How should this…Continue
I'm looking at the instruction SOULEVER ICI on some packaging, and wondering why it isn't SOULEVEZ ICI. I do realise that this is a common idiom, and that both forms can be found. What I'd like to…Continue
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