Daily Archives: 22 April 2012

Mice and smiles

The difference between a mouse and a smile: ‘Une souris’ is a mouse (only one in spite of the final s). The computer mouse as well as an animal mouse. ‘Un sourire’ is a smile. ‘Sourire’ is also to smile. … Continue reading

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Le délit…

Examples of ‘False Friends’: Le délit des sales figures : NOT ‘the delight of sales figures’ but: The crime of (having) dirty faces. Fat avec emphase : Not ‘fat with emphasis’ but: Smug and pompous.

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