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French expressions and their English counterparts

“Battre froid,” or “giving someone the cold shoulder”

We catch up with Grenoble-based writer Thora van Male to discuss her forthcoming book, Quand les cochons sauront voler, on French idioms and their English equivalents.  Continue reading French expressions and their English counterparts

Clearstream: Clients, Patrons, and French Political Parricide

 
Sarkozy & Chirac
Sarkozy & Chirac

In the second post in his blog The Franco-American Daily Deconstructionist; History and Culture in Everyday Life, John Hess asks “Are you all as bored by the Clearstream affair as I am? If so, then excellent, this blog is just for you!”

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