Re: OFFTOPIC: What is "francais hexagonal"?
|From:||Arek Bellagio <zadar@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, November 18, 1998, 0:24|
At 13:34 17/11/1998 -0500, you wrote:
>I ran into this term, and was mystified: obviously "hexagonal
>(six-sided?) French" is not a useful translation.
I'm not sure how this can relate to language, but France is common referred
to as a hexagon when it is compared to a geometric shape; maybe this has
something to do with it.
~Arek - email@example.com
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