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  • Back home on the porch we tchatche* about tout et rien* including how a certain tante* is in good health -- far from reaching "le bout du rouleau," or "the end of the roll".


  • I mouthed the words from La Bohème as I closed my eyes and saw my husband again: “Ho tante cose che ti voglio dire, o una sola ma grande come il mare, come il mare profonda ed infinita … Sei il mio amor …”

    Skipping a Beat

  • It was bestowed on me by the tante of my Jewish girlfriend back in the 80′s.

    With Ann Coulter on the Jewish Conversion Tour

  • Als mijn groot ouders een brief naar mijn tante in Californië sturen doen ze dat altijd met een priority sticker (uit mijn hoofd een rechthoekige sticker met een vliegtuig erop blauw met witte letters).

    superficial time!

  • Nel vero Bronx ho vissuto emozioni incredibili criminal gli abitanti del posto, criminal i quali ho avuto un rapporto amichevole che ha permesso di superare le tante difficolt.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Mi ero dimenticato delle tante stage d'azione che avevo inventato e mi hanno emozionato.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • I followed my belle-tante out to the vines beside which her voiturette was parked.

    Kindness of strangers

  • French Vocabulary la belle-tante = aunt-in-law la voiturette = little car le panier = basket le/la nouveau-né (e) = newborn le cochonnet = piglet c'est un bébé lièvre = it's a baby hare la maman = mother le/la rescapé (e) = survivor une pierraille = place, yard with loose stones nom de guerre = literally "war name" on verra = we shall see

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Thanks for another thought-provoking post, and thanks to tante for her post yesterday --- and for the translations.

    anodin - French Word-A-Day

  • How fortunate that he fell into the hands of your belle tante and not into the hands of some of your readers!

    lievre - French Word-A-Day


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