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Re: Nouvelles de France

August 13th, 2018, 10:21 pm

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this is the "uritrottoir" (catchy name, I know), one of the new public urinals (or "pissoir") in Paris
A little privacy please
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Re: Nouvelles de France

August 13th, 2018, 11:08 pm

It seems like it might be a moderately good idea, but clearly begs the question of what about those without the right equipment for the purpose? 
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

August 14th, 2018, 8:16 am

It seems like it might be a moderately good idea, but clearly begs the question of what about those without the right equipment for the purpose? 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Female_urination_device
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

August 15th, 2018, 8:04 am

 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

September 10th, 2018, 6:28 am

Paris attack – ‘Two Brits’ among at least seven injured by rampaging knifeman as suspect arrested
A suspect ‘of Pakistani or Afghan origin’ began ‘slashing passers-by’ on the Loire Quay in the north of the city on Sunday night
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

September 15th, 2018, 6:56 am

 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

September 15th, 2018, 7:10 am

Who cares? It's already like road accidents.
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

September 15th, 2018, 11:35 am

Usually he only covers the ones in NZ
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

September 15th, 2018, 11:48 am

it was a jihadist attack
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

September 15th, 2018, 12:07 pm

Curiously, even your source makes the point that it is not being investigated as a terrorist attack.
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

September 15th, 2018, 12:10 pm

the guy was shouting allahu akbar
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

September 15th, 2018, 12:24 pm

For all I know that may be the the Arabic equivalent of “holy shit!” or whatever else we tend to shout when losing control of our car.
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

September 15th, 2018, 2:22 pm

For all I know that may be the the Arabic equivalent of “holy shit!” or whatever else we tend to shout when losing control of our car.
you know exactly what it means
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

September 15th, 2018, 2:58 pm

For all I know that may be the the Arabic equivalent of “holy shit!” or whatever else we tend to shout when losing control of our car.
No, Sir. "Allah aqbar" means literally "God is great." You may translate it also as " In the name of God", people express elevated feelings this way. "Holy shit" would be rather "Allah ahmini."
 
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Re: Nouvelles de France

September 15th, 2018, 4:49 pm

For all I know that may be the the Arabic equivalent of “holy shit!” or whatever else we tend to shout when losing control of our car.
No, not really.
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