Zodiac Signs

French signs of the zodiac
Whether you are really into astrology, enjoy reading your horoscope for a bit of fun, or just want to be able to ask and answer that classic pick-up line, this page on signs of the zodiac can help.

   

   

Adverbial Pronouns / Pronominal Adverbs

French adverbial pronounsAs you might guess from their name, adverbial pronouns are caught between two worlds: they are pronouns in the sense that they replace nouns, and at the same time they are adverbs representing a place, a quantity, or the object of a proposition. French has two adverbial pronouns: en and y.

   

Garbled Expressions

Garbled French expressions
English is full of French words and expressions, but pronunciation and even meaning can get distorted along the way - so much so that their provenance may not be recognizable. Toodle loo!

   

   

   

Irma in Guadeloupe

Hurricane Irma
In early September 2017, Hurricane Irma destroyed several Caribbean islands and affected many others. Guadeloupe, where I live, was one of them.