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Two spelling traditions: the Spelling Bee and La Dictée

Two spelling traditions: the Spelling Bee and La Dictée It is quite ironic that the most often misspelled word in English is: « misspell »! But spelling, ...

Higher Education Fair by The American University of Paris

The American University of Paris is hosting a Higher Education Fair on campus so that students can meet with and learn about universities from all over ...

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 ...
French place names

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 ...

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 ...

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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