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Madame JE-SAIS-TOUT (and more of the ABC of French Slang!) Posted by on Sep 29, 2010

Today in our ABCs of French slang, we’re on la lettre ‘J.‘ “J comme…” (“J as in…”) * Je-m’en-foutisme: In his book “The Devil in France – My Encounter with Him in the Summer of 1940” (during the Nazi invasion of France, that is), le dramaturge (playwright) Lion Feuchtwanger defines Je-m’en-foutisme as “an attitude toward life…

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French Slang Expressions with the Letter F Posted by on Jun 28, 2010

Le B.A.-BA de l’Argot (The ABC of French Slang) is back, and today, it’s with la lettre F, containing a long répertoire of words and expressions which you will surely like to learn and memorize, and more importantly, above all else, to recognize, whether in reading or hearing. Allez, c’est parti ! (Here we go!) * * *…

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