Monthly Archives: October 2010

Les Noces de Fiagro

French Word of the Day: opéra (oh-pair-ah)- opera The strike was extremely exaggerated.  The metro workers must have said, “Meh, we’re tired of striking.  Someone else do it this time.” because there were no delays on the metro at all.  … Continue reading

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Walking Everywhere Instead of Taking the Metro: So In Right Now

French Word of the Day: marcher (mar-shay)- to walk You’ve got to give it to the French: they sure are persistent.  Thursday, they’re launching an even bigger strike.  I think this time public transportation is going to be basically shut … Continue reading

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Many, Many Manifestations

French Word of the Day: toujours (too-jor)- still (as in, we’re still striking?), always, forever Yes, the French are still striking.  Everyone seems to think I’m in the middle of all the riots that appear on the news. Let me … Continue reading

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Paquita

French Word of the Day: ballet (you already know how to pronounce this)- ballet I’m writing this post, so I haven’t been kidnapped.  I hope you’re not all as upset by this turn of events as I am.  Really, the … Continue reading

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Quick Post

French Word of the Day: fantôme (phantom)- phantom, ghost I’m going to Opera Garnier tonight for a ballet. I’m telling you this so that if I never write another post again, you’ll know it’s because I was kidnapped by this … Continue reading

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Hello There, Batman

French Word of the Day: l’air (lair)-  the air of, semblance of Théo and I went to a party last night at his cousin’s.  One of her friends began talking to us and said, “Wait Meghan, you have a slight … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again

French Word of the Day: rhume (room)- headcold Everyone in Paris has a cold right now.  We all caught it at the exact same time.  I went to a concert (classical, not rock) last night and the two musicians were … Continue reading

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