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  • n. Plural form of Francophone.


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  • Of course, being in a bilingual environment, one comes across many understandable errors in the use of words or phrases by people whose first language is French (Francophones get the same from Anglophones speaking French).

    Colour them turtles faster, Boy…. « Mudpuddle

  • Representation of Francophones and Anglophones in the CF has changed little during the past 10 years, however, the proportion of French-speaking members at senior rank levels has nearly doubled in the same period.

    Matthew Yglesias » My Long-Awaited Revenge

  • Fritz Hahn: Looking at the beer lineup, I'd say Flying Dog Dogtoberfest, Heavy Seas Marzen, Erdinger Oktoberfest, Wurzburger Oktoberfest, Evolution Jacques au Lantern (which the list has as 'Jack O Lantern' for all you non-Francophones who can't figure it out) and Schlenkerla Marzen.

    Going Out Guide: Oktoberfest at National Harbor, Virgin Mobile FreeFest and more

  • Genuine Francophones shouldn't be too offended, since Lucont is as much about holding a mirror up to the British as it is about taking the piss out of our friends across the Channel.

    This week's new comedy

  • To all French teachers, students -- and Francophones -- who may be reading: please help answer any forthcoming questions in the comments box.

    l'accent tonique - French Word-A-Day

  • You continue to give us struggling Francophones beaucoups good help along the way.

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • Someday, perhaps she can address a challenging subject for us non-Francophones, namely, la liaison.

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • I did have a plan B ... on realizing that all the Francophones in our household were occupied (with sleep, or with farming): to call Jean-Marc in from the vines, where he was busy with tractor work.

    degouliner - French Word-A-Day

  • J'éspère que ces mots peuvent plaire aux Francophones, comme vous.

    affolement - French Word-A-Day

  • Francophones, led by socialist Elio Di Rupo, are opposed, mostly because they could lose as much as $20 billion in financing from the federal government.

    Belgian Bond Auction Eases Concerns


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