Re: CHAT: French expressions in English (Re: OT CHAT:Asperger'ssyndrome)
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, June 24, 2000, 3:35|
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".
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