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Still Lost in French (Texto/SMS) Translation? Posted by on Jul 11, 2011

To some people in France or French-speaking countries, text messaging has morphed into something of une langue en elle-même (a language in itself)! To make sure you are au courant (aware) of this emerging “texto/SMS” lingua, I have compiled for you a few “must-know” abbreviations that you’d be sure to see in a French text message, or…

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Still Lost in (Abréviation) Translation? (Part 2) Posted by on Sep 27, 2010

French abréviations are virtually partout (everywhere): In les journaux (newspapers), les magazines, les films (movies), les conversations quotidiennes (daily conversations), including les SMS (text messages), etc. We continue today the list of must-know French abbreviations, which we have started last week (Lost in (Abréviation) Translation? (Part 1)) À vos marques! Prêts! Partez! (Ready! Steady! Go!) * CEDEX…

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Portable disasters Posted by on May 25, 2010

J’ai perdu mon portable ! I lost my cell phone ! I know, quel désastre. J’essayais des jean chez Levi’s (I was trying on jeans at Levi’s) et quand je suis sortie, je voulais appeler mon ami… et je fouillais dans mon sac et je n’ai rien trouvé ! (and when I left, I wanted to call my…

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