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  • Chimborazo with that placidity, that sang-froid, which is the characteristic of an elevated soul instinctively attracted to realms above.

    The Cross of Berny

  • By the way, Kristin, I couldn't imagine the use of "froid" and "vilain" for a newspaper ...

    canard - French Word-A-Day

  • Il neige ici - en Edmonton, Alberta - mais il n'est pas froid.

    contretemps - French Word-A-Day

  • My mother, who came of age during WWII when times were tough, would talk about "boire un canard" which ment placing a lump of sugar in some wine or eau de vie as a desesrt or to warm up "quand il faisait un froid de canard quand le Mistral souflait" Sante/Cheers!

    canard - French Word-A-Day

  • Il fait gris mais pas trop froid ici dans le Massachusetts.

    bibi - French Word-A-Day

  • Now an economic development student in London, Eli expands on his teenage sang-froid: She had actually been to a fortune teller many years ago.

    Amy Hardie: Yay! My dream didn't come true

  • In fact, the cloud of teenage hormones hovering over the Trumble flat must have been for Mum and Dad not merely daunting and heady, but completely exhausting, though with admirable sang-froid, somewhat unusual for the period, they managed somehow to go with the flow, and I do not recall a cross word ever being said, or even so much as a note of tension.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Lori Eanes for The Wall Street Journal Above, a 'rice pudding chaud froid.'

    Café des Amis

  • But he went among them single-handed, his bearing being a delicious composite of humility, familiarity, sang-froid, and insolence.

    The Son of the Wolf

  • And yes, flying does seem to be the form of travel that most readily unhinges the sang froid of otherwise competent travellers!

    What My Dark Side Did On Holiday « Tales from the Reading Room

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