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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071228/ap_on_re_eu/france_smoking_ban_1;_ylt=AktT6MJaKdL63JxEelrajOIE1vAI From next week, one of France’s most iconic institutions – the smoky cafe – will be but a hazy memory The extension of France’s smoking ban to bars, discotheques, restaurants, hotels, casinos and cafes on Jan. 1 marks a momentous cultural shift in a country where thinkers like Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir […]

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French language: Internationally used French phrases

http://www.orbilat.com/Languages/French/Vocabulary/French-International.html Ohhhh, that’s it, Stumble – bring me the good stuff! A big list of french phrases and mots justes* that have wound their way into English conversation. It’s entertaining as etymology, but downright fun to read through the list in a haughty Parisien accent**. *snicker **redundant

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http://www.yannarthusbertrand.com/yann2/affichage_bestiauxAutre.php?reference=BB-075&pais=Bovins I’m totally enamoured of these wondrous farm-animals-and-the-farmers-who-love-(small-l)-them. So hard to choose which one to blog, but I suppose I can’t resist this weightlifter-like bull.

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