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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┬ála 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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