Langue sauce piquante

By | November 30th, 2004|Language|

Thanks to Transblawg and Language Hat for mentioning Langue sauce piquante, a very [...]

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Flip-flop

By | November 29th, 2004|Words|

Well, that's a weight off my shoulders. I didn't let it transpire on [...]

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Happy as Larry

By | November 26th, 2004|Idioms|

A reader asked me about the origin of the expression "happy as Larry", [...]

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Marmite

By | November 23rd, 2004|Words|

We were looking at the menu of a very nice London restaurant on [...]

Toff

By | November 19th, 2004|Words|

Fox-hunting is set to become illegal in England and Wales. The debate around [...]

What is Britishness?

By | November 16th, 2004|Culture|

All is revealed in this report published by The Royal Society for the [...]

Comme une image

By | November 15th, 2004|Culture|

For those of you who love French cinema (and just cinema!), do not [...]

Happy blogday!

By | November 11th, 2004|Freelance Translation|

This blog is one year old today. I started it for purely professional [...]

France’s national emblem

By | November 9th, 2004|Culture|

It's funny how you sometimes accept things without thinking twice. I had never [...]

Hacker

By | November 8th, 2004|Words|

Today I've come across the word hacker. These "new" terms linked to the [...]