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Speak Easy Puzzle of « faux amis »

There’s just a few copies left of the Speak Easy Book of 68 puzzles. Order yours today.
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Idioms

Ever since the anthropologist Franz Boas said “language is the window on the soul,” linguists have been debating just what kind of soul he meant: Literal?  ...
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La Marseillaise

Following France’s declaration of war on Austria and Prussia, the mayor of Strasbourg, Baron de Dietrich, asked army engineer Claude-Joseph Rouget de ...
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Favorite expressions… on stamps

Hey French language fans… La Poste has just come out with a set of 12 stamps illustrating French idiomatic expressions. The theme is animals… Un ...
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Speak Easy Puzzles

Here’s a new Speak Easy with terms that refer to mobility: creep, slither, romp… have fun and hope you make « great strides » ...
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Faux Amis

BEWARE THOSE FAUX AMIS (WORDS THAT LOOK ALIKE IN TWO LANGUAGES BUT HAVE DIFFERENT MEANINGS SOMETIMES DANGEROUSLY SO) AND INACCURATE TRANSLATIONS! You’re ...
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