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Re: CHAT: French expressions in English (Re: OT CHAT: Asperger's syndrome)

From:Jonathan Chang <zhang2323@...>
Date:Friday, June 23, 2000, 22:07
In a message dated 2000/06/23 09:57:23 PM, Christophe Grandsire | Sela
Jemufan Atlinan C.G. wrote:

>Now that I have cable TV, I can see a >few English-spoken programs in original version, and I'm quite surprised by >the number of French expressions used in English! How many do you have? >
That is hard to say cuz there is no way to be certain, i.e. _amour fou_ is not too common but anyone who has read any books on Surrealist art & literature would be familiar with it (also certain "high-class erotica" also might use it). zHANg