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).