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French Fridays No. 6

This week’s installment of French Fridays is funny.

In French, the word avocat means both lawyer and avocado. This came up yesterday in my Advanced Screenwriting II class for some reason (I guess I must’ve brought it up after some joke.)

The more you know…


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French Fridays No. 4

This week’s French word is la berceuse.

On a recent trip to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, I encountered the following painting… 167 more words

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French Fridays No. 3

This week’s French word is pote, a slang word meaning “pal.”

It is featured in the logo of SOS Racisme.

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French Fridays No. 2

For this week’s installment of French Fridays, the word is piétinement, a noun which has two very interesting meanings:

The first meaning is “stamping, trampling.” 9 more words

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French Fridays No. 1

Inspired by my Friday afternoon French conversation group at UT, I’m starting a new feature on this blog: French Fridays.

Every Friday, I’ll post a word or phrase en français that I think is interesting. 172 more words

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