Thursday April 19th, 2012


I talked to you before about French words coming from English, and the English words very commonly used recently in French. But what I forgot to tell you is that there are also Arabic words used in French. I was listening to a guy explaining about pictures manipulations the other day, and he kept saying … Continue reading

Saturday March 17th, 2012


I’m sure you have seen a movie with subtitles before, but have you ever seen a play with subtitles? We’re in Paris for the week end, and tonight we went to watch a Lebanese play (we thought it would be nice to encourage our fellow countrymen coming from so far to play in a foreign … Continue reading

Thursday January 19th, 2012


Do you remember when I talked about weirdly translated movie titles (if you don’t remember you can go back here and read about it :P)? I found out yesterday that French can also translate their French expressions into English and use them as such. Actually I have heard of only one such expression, so if … Continue reading