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Femme, comme… (Woman as in…) Posted by on Mar 15, 2011

In the French Blog, les femmes (women) are toujours à l’honneur (still honored), even a week after le 8 mars (8th of March.) Today, we will go through several case examples where the French word femme (woman) can be encountered. Femme, as in… la Femme Nikita * * * * Femme, comme… (Woman, as in…): Une jeune femme…

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Je dis AIME (I say love) Posted by on Feb 17, 2011

As promised, here is la suite (the follow-up)! -M- “Je dis aime“—le clip (the music video) which you could virtually hear for a while on all les stations de radio françaises… * * * …et les paroles (and the lyrics), written by his grand-mère, the late Andrée Chedid, who left us only a few days ago (the English translation…

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Une grande romancière, mère et grand-mère Posted by on Feb 16, 2011

As the national attention of her pays natal (native country), l’Égypte, was overwhelmingly occupied by the stunning popular uprisal qui battait son plein(at its height) just a few days ago, the disappearance from this world of l’enfant du pays(the native child, or literally “the child of the country”) -who was also of Lebanese extraction and later became French…

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