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Paul
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Re: Nouvelles de France

October 3rd, 2021, 7:55 pm

I googled French businessmen who aren’t corrupt. I got a 404 error.
 
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tagoma
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Re: Nouvelles de France

October 3rd, 2021, 8:38 pm

it is sad indeed!
 
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Paul
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Re: Nouvelles de France

October 29th, 2021, 10:20 pm

For god’s hake, don’t mention sardines. This is not the time or the plaice. Not even for the halibut.
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

October 31st, 2021, 10:02 pm

EU flexing their mussels again, using UK fisherman as prawns. It's all a load of pollocks.
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

November 28th, 2021, 6:07 pm

What is French for “death spiral”?
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

June 18th, 2022, 8:33 pm

New word in Ukrainian dictionary

"to Macron"

"To show oneself to be very worried about a situation, to make sure that everyone sees how worried you are, and to do nothing".
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Re: Nouvelles de France

June 20th, 2022, 12:44 pm

We call it "Susan Collins" in America.

Interestingly, "macron" is also the name for the symbol indicating a long vowel sound in English.
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

June 20th, 2022, 1:20 pm

New word in Ukrainian dictionary

"to Macron"

"To show oneself to be very worried about a situation, to make sure that everyone sees how worried you are, and to do nothing".

Change is not really in a French thing, in my experience.