How we got the names of the days of the week
The romance languages in Europe literally have different names – a different concept – of each day of the week than we do. And I don’t mean ... s day: dimanche, domingo, domenica. Monday, we all share. Moon’s Day is the same in French (lundi ...
'I'm not anti-Semite,' French footballer Anelka says amid row
He also called on "people not to be duped by the media" which were "lumping together things and causing an argument without knowing what the gesture really means". Anelka asserts the gesture was a dedication to a friend, a French comedian named Dieudonne M ...
Dear Shakespeare : Dancing with the words
I do not ... in the English language and to whom French is “an unfamiliar language.” Kavi Vadamootoo thus carries out a two-pronged experiment, first with the language then with the form. “Soudeur de Mots” is a vast catalogue of words, words ...
The Good, the Bad, and Serge Gainsbourg
My mood is not improved by accidentally listening to a few tracks of wretched cover band, The Serge Gainsbourg Experience. I hate Ian. Ian: Ah, the French ... mean one thing: there’s still hope for Honey Boo Boo. Ian: Only one more day. I can do this.
Funny? You Should Ask
It works on so many levels, including making the conquer-monkeys actually read some French. I never read the Sunday comics, so thanks for the heads-up last ... et j'adore le comic de Dimanche hier. Quand je pense de la France, je pense de le Statue de ...