Tag Archives: foreign phrases

Last Rant, New Wishes

Christmas week and a free week here at 4F, 1H, yet anything it’s been anything but ‘free’ here. I needed to dash off an idea and decided to use one that has been bothering me for some time: writers who … Continue reading

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Fitting Foreign Phrases…Or Not

Today we’re talking about foreign phrases that we use, but more are in my head than can be read. My mother’s first language was Italian and boy, did the phases abound around me from her and her siblings. But don’t … Continue reading

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Sounds Foreign to My Ear

Phoreign Phrases By Jeff Salter We’re studying foreign phrases this week and after Janette’s list on Tuesday, I didn’t think I had anything to add. Then I remembered a phrase my Dad used to say, occasionally: comme ci comme ça. … Continue reading

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What’s the Nudelholz got to do with it?

Is it Monday already? Today is the 21 July, the 202nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 163 days remaining until the end of the year. It is also, as unbelievable as it sounds, it’s National … Continue reading

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