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Attention Tourists! “Voler” in French Can Mean “To Fly”—Or “To Steal”! Posted by on Jun 28, 2011

Already in October 2008, there was mention of a baggage theft ring that “was caught at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport with approximately 450,000 euros worth of stolen goods.  The baggage handlers’ finds included computers, iPods, iPhones, cell phones, jewelry, perfume, luxury shoes and travelers checks.  Many items were later sold on eBay.  In 2007, there were 621…

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French Slang ABCs: Expressions with the Letter I Posted by on Sep 15, 2010

From the letter ‘G’, nous sautons directement vers la lettre ‘I’ (we jump straight towards the letter ‘I’), since there aren’t any French slang words starting with ‘H‘ that belong to the “must know” category of argot that we have so far covered in this series, “le B.A.-BA de l’Argot (The ABC of French Slang.)” “I comme…” (“I…

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