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EXPRESSIONS courantes

EXPRESSIONS courantes

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The Funny Episode : French humor and everyday jokes Bonjour ! French people love “humor” so much, they make it look like “love”. Comedy takes many forms, including these common jokes and wordplay. Some of them are universal, others are specific to the French language, all are well known to all French people… and some are actually even funny ! Top 49 Learn French Sites « Learn French Fast Blog The internet is a amazing tool for learning French. But with so many sites to sift through, it can be tough to find the best learn French sites. That’s why I created the Top French Site Award to honour the cream of the crop on the internet.

spheres spheres [ english | español | portugués ] Spherical Surface of Dialogue Spheres shaped by dialogue, a net of semantical combinations. The richness of words consists in their relations with one another. A single pair of words placed together is enough to create narrative, reflections, theories, poetry, humour, or even the arbitrary… Spheres is a project in constant evolution. Homely men who misbehave can't win for losing: Attractiveness influences online daters, jurors Women tolerate an unattractive man up to a point, but beware if he misbehaves. Then they'll easily shun him. So say Jeremy Gibson and Jonathan Gore of the Eastern Kentucky University in the US, after finding that a woman's view of a man is influenced by how handsome and law-abiding he is. Their study in Springer's journal Gender Issues has significance for those using dating sites or doing jury duty. Discovering how someone can make a positive first impression is an important field of study because of its role in forming relationships.

50 Best Literary Insults - Entertainment “Thou art a base, proud, shallow, beggarly, three-suited, hundred-pound, filthy worsted-stocking knave; a lily-liver’d, action-taking, whoreson, glass-gazing, superserviceable, finical rogue; one-trunk-inheriting slave; one that wouldst be a bawd in way of good service, and art nothing but the composition of a knave, beggar, coward, pandar, and the son and heir of a mungril bitch.”

Avoir l'esprit de l'escalier - French Idiom Usage notes: The French expression avoir l’esprit de l’escalier refers to an inability to think of a witty comeback (or any sort of intelligent response) until it’s too late to be of any use. Esprit means wit, and escalier, or staircase, symbolizes your departure from the gathering where the response was needed. But you can also use this expression while still at a party; for example, if you come up with a response only after the topic has changed and it’s too late for you to make your oh-so-brilliant comment without looking foolish. Par exemple… Lors de la réunion, Céleste m’a fait remarquer qu’il y avait plusieurs fautes d’orthographe dans mon dernier article. C’était de la pure méchanceté et j’ai eu l’esprit d’escalier ; je n’ai même pas pensé à répliquer que tous ses articles étaient relus par sa secrétaire.

1000 Most Common French Words - Top French vocabulary Written by Administrator Friday, 19 February 2010 10:29 When starting to learn French, it is always a good idea to memorize the most common words first. This will enable you to understand many more situations than if you were leaning your French vocabulary from random sources. Here's the list of most common French words along with their English translation.

Top 10 Scientific Mnemonics Humans Science is full of long lists of important information that can be very difficult to remember. A mnemonic is a small phrase or word that helps us to remember these things. What Might Be Missing From MyPlate? Water The University of California's Nutrition Policy Institute has proposed that MyPlate include an icon for water. UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources hide caption itoggle caption UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources The University of California's Nutrition Policy Institute has proposed that MyPlate include an icon for water.

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