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  1. Thread: Menu-1/20

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    Re: Menu-1/20

    Le coq est le représentant mâle adulte de plusieurs espèces de galliformes.
    Le terme de "poule" est le nom généralement donné à la femelle de plusieurs espèces d'oiseaux, en particulier à la poule...
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    Re: 2019- 184,500 airport visitors

    Le Journal 16/01/2020

    Trop d’intrusions en bout de piste
    Deux incursions volontaires de piétons ces dernières semaines sur la piste d’atterrissage, et encore trop de bateaux qui ne respectent...
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    Re: Caribbean Journal Write up on Les Islets

    Le Journal 16/01/2020

    Trop d’intrusions en bout de piste
    Deux incursions volontaires de piétons ces dernières semaines sur la piste d’atterrissage, et encore trop de bateaux qui ne respectent...
  4. Thread: Return Home

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    Re: Return Home

    extremely considerate of wimco to offer this service to non-customers.
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    Re: Caribbean Journal Write up on Les Islets

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    from Serge Brin FB

    illustration of why COM doesn’t want people hanging out on beach in front of runway
  6. Thread: Return Home

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    Re: Return Home

    Does Happy Villa not let you print boarding passes at their place?
  7. Thread: La Licorne

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    Re: La Licorne

    there is flank steak and flank steak. the french cut is bavette d'aloyau and is not the same cut of beef as American butchers call "flank".
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    Re: Lunch at Zion and Afternoon Musings

    a man after my own heart. earn your lunch :nerd:

    bravo !

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    Re: Orthography Question

    Agglutination en français


    lierre : issu de l'agglutination de l'article l' de l'ierre (du latin hedera)1,2
    aujourd'hui : issu de l'agglutination de au jour d'hui2
    lendemain : issu de...
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    Re: Orthography Question

    Part of the reason you’re the premier raconteur on the forum, I’m sure :nerd:
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    Re: Orthography Question

    Btw, returning to original subject of OP (moi :nerd:) the process of turning L’Orient into Lorient is called agglutination. Same word French and English.
    It means glueing disparate parts into one. ...
  12. Re: QG Lunch 1/15/2020 Extremely Poor Service Today

    bravo !
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    Re: Orthography Question

    well, they're French and it's a French word. in French, syllables are broken differently than in English.

    the syllables general end on the vowel sound, not the consonant sound.

    so Kree - stal....
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    Re: Orthography Question

    I think that’s what Groupe Barrière thought about Shell Beach . . .
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    Re: Orthography Question

    Maps also seem to indicate Gouverneur :biglaugh:
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    Re: Orthography Question

    from the Wiki:

    Concerning the city of Lorient in Western France

    Attestée sous la forme Lorient en 1670.Le nom de la ville provient de celui du Soleil de l'Orient, premier navire construit dans...
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    Orthography Question

    I’ve noticed that some of us are wont to spell Lorient as “L’orient”

    Just wondering where that comes from.
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    Re: Caribbean Journal Write up on Les Islets

    does the voice on the loudspeaker try French or English as a first attempt to warn off trespassers? :cool:
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    Re: Caribbean Journal Write up on Les Islets

    was trying to locate civil codes (if any) concerning end-of-runway beach access. devilishly hard to find. I think I remember a number of years ago (pre EarMa) the French government stepping in and...
  20. Thread: Marche U

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    Re: Marche U

    Exactement. Aren’t bags just 1€ pièce ?
  21. Re: Shellona for lunch on a Saturday in January?

    Or, turn right at la route de Lurin and head to le Grain de Sel at Saline.
    Depends on what experience you’re seeking.
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    Re: family friendly villa

    :nerd:

    and have I mentioned recently that you’re a gentleman and a scholar? :blush-smile:
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    Re: family friendly villa

    Kevin, do we know if that prohibition is actively enforced and, if so, what sort of penalty is attached?
    Are they still employing the water cannon on violators?
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    Re: The Steepest ‘Road’ on the island?

    using the online topographical map's measurement tools, I come up with considerably steeper average grade at the Merlette road. believe lots of car models incapable of climbing Merlette road.
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    Re: New PR Place Coming Soon

    Did someone recently mention thread hijacking :cool:
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    Re: The Steepest ‘Road’ on the island?

    Here?

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    Re: Street Market Sunday January 5

    Dimanche le 5 Janvier - L'Épiphanie du Seigneur


    Fêter l’Épiphanie en famille

    Publié le 14 septembre 2016
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    Re: Sobriety Checkpoints

    0.5 is grams per liter

    0.05 is grams per 100 ml

    some countries use grams per liter, others use grams per 100 ml

    France uses grams/liter
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    Re: The Steepest ‘Road’ on the island?

    steepest road I recall. difficult to even walk up it.

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    Re: Sobriety Checkpoints

    French BAC limit 0.5 :rolleyes:

    Make your own conclusions.
  31. Thread: Happy 2020

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    Re: Happy 2020

    “Que le Seigneur te bénisse et te garde !Que le Seigneur fasse briller sur toi son visage,
    qu’il te prenne en grâce !

    Que le Seigneur tourne vers toi son visage,
    qu’il t’apporte la paix !”
  32. Re: Curved road from the circle above airport to be somewhat straightened-

    Exactly.

    La route entre Public et la Tourmente sera adoucie


    Les élus ont validé l’achat de parties de parcelles à Public, qui bordent la route entre le rond-point de la Tourmente et la zone...
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    Re: Yachts in Gustavia for New Years 2020

    :cool: Very cool
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    Re: Fish market to move?

    Which locals? Bruno’s locals or the opposition parties’ locals?
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    Re: Fish market to move?

    I think Bruno has more pertinent plans for that prime location at the entry to town. Pertinent for his vision of maximizing tourism.
    La Halle aux Poissons peters out before most people raise their...
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