Re: CHAT: French expressions in English (Re: OT CHAT:Asperger'ssyndrome)
|From:||Patrick Dunn <tb0pwd1@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, June 24, 2000, 5:05|
On Sat, 24 Jun 2000, Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> At 22:32 23/06/00 -0500, you wrote:
> >No one mentioned "toot sweet," which is, of course, an Anglification of
> >"tout a suite." Acute over the a, of course.
> Wouldn't it be the French expression "à tout de suite"? 'tout à suite'
> doesn't exist in French, and 'toot sweet' maps nicely with the
> pronunciation of "tout de suite".
You're absolutely right. I've only been studying french for about two