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Election speak explained: Left, right, blue, red, donkey, elephant

Election speak explained: Left, right, blue, red, donkey, elephant, Democrats, Republicans ? Why do we use the terms LEFT AND RIGHT to designate political ...
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Why is it called? Part 2: French place names or toponyms

Why is it called… Part 2: French place names or toponyms Have you ever asked yourself why something is called by a particular name? We’ve learned ...
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Why is it called? Part 1: Pastries and desserts

Why is it called … Part 1: PASTRIES and DESSERTS Have you ever asked yourself why something is called by a particular name? Why are croissants, pain ...
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When the French are less French

When the French are less French This is the installment that our French hosts, cousins, counterparts, entourage have dreaded. (We offer it, however, with ...
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Speak Easy – En avant la musique!

Speak Easy – En avant la musique! Le Speak Easy est un jeu pour apprendre l’anglais où il faut mettre ensemble les équivalents anglais et français ...
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The rooster as symbol of France

Cocorico! says the rooster as symbol of France «Cocorico», the French onomatopoeia for the rooster crowing sound (cock-a-doodle-doo), is also used to ...
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