Tennis

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Summer activities: tennis!       Le tennis: tennis Un court: court Un filet: net Le couloir: tramline La ligne: line La raquette: racket La balle: ball Le tournoi: tournament Le match: match Un simple: singel Un double: dobble Un arbitre: referee…

Vox populi*

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Alea iata est**: last week, on the 23rd of June (etymologically the month of juniores, young men, or maybe of Juno, goddess of the Roman empire), 52% of the Brits voted (from latin votum, wish), via (via, road) a referendum, to leave Europe. A word has even been…

Football

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      Football related word search.   Word list: ARBITRE: REFEREE BALLON: FOOTBALL BUT: GOAL CARTON: CARD JAUNE: YELLOW ; ROUGE: RED CHAMPIONS: CHAMPIONS CORNER : CORNER COUPE: CUP CRAMPONS: STUDS EQUIPE : TEAM FINALE: FINAL GARDIEN: GOAL KEEPER GRADINS: TIERS JOUEURS: PLAYERS…

Fraises!

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Even if one can get strawberries almost all year round, the best ones, the most enjoyable are those that have that spring savour, those that give a start kick to the Pimm’s season. No Pimm’s in France! (except for the stuff brought…

Faire le pont

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Today, le jeudi de l’Ascension (Ascension Thursday, Holy Thursday, or Ascension Day), is a christian holiday. As it is celebrated 40 days after Easter Sunday, it always falls on a Thursday and often in May, even if the date varies. It is a bank…