Monthly Archives: December 2010

More Snow?

French Word of the Day: annulé (ah nul eh)- cancelled I woke up this morning at 7am, all prepared to get to the airport and take my flight home to Chicago. Imagine my shock and horror when I found out … Continue reading

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Pas Mal

French Word of the Day: pas mal (pah mall)- not bad In France when a teacher wants to tell you you did well, they say, “Pas mal.”  This is the equivalent of “WOW!  THAT WAS AWESOME!”  Although directly translated it … Continue reading

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French Word of the Day: entretien (on-trah-tea-awn)- interview Widely known fact: I have an internship next semester. Lesser known fact: I don’t actually know what it’s going to be because my program finds one for me. I had high hopes … Continue reading

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Snow! Snow?! Snow?

French Word(s) of the Day: Il neige (ill neh-zh)- It’s snowing Paris got snow on Wednesday, and it actually stuck.  Snow never sticks in Paris, so this led to widespread panic and buses being canceled.  Some people slept in their … Continue reading

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French Word of the Day: spectacles (speck-tack)- show I’m currently writing this post in the dark, as all my lights have decided to go out AT THE SAME TIME.  Why are they not being fixed?  Apparently the guy who fixes … Continue reading

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