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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

More franglais

Just found this on the city of Antwerp's tourism site:

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For another example, visit my other franglais post.

1 comment:

  1. It could really be hard for someone whose English language is just their secondary language. There are blurry things that people can not understand easily about English like idioms.


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Canada's Word Lady, Katherine Barber is an expert on the English language and a frequent guest on radio and television. She was Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary. Her witty and informative talks on the stories behind our words are very popular. Contact her at wordlady.barber@gmail.com to book her for speaking engagements; she can tailor her talks to almost any subject. She is also available as an expert witness for lawsuits.