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Hello, July.

What? Well, I’m not really apologizing, I guess. Life is life. But I really didn’t intend to drop off the face of the blogosphere for three-and-a-half months. Nevertheless, that is the reality. So rather than provide an excuse for the … Continue reading

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Gender-Bending in John

I was reading the Bible on my cellphone the other day, and noticed that YouVersion had other languages beyond English! Well, since I’ve been spending my time in French, I thought I’d browse within the Nouvelle Edition de Genève (NEG79), … Continue reading

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Calling All French-Speaking Women

And men, too, if you can provide some clarity. I haven’t seen anything to give me clear distinction between the two adjectives beau (feminine belle) and joli (feminine jolie). So can anyone give me some clarity between these two? Which … Continue reading

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WOTD, donner

The word of the day is… donner French, donnay, 1. (v.) to give. This is a typical “-er” french verb; je donne, tu donnes, il/elle/on donne, nous donnons, vous donnez, ils/elles donnent. Recognize this as the root donn- (remove the … Continue reading

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