https://www.duolingo.com/John00625

French Phrases Hidden in English Words

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daGfylg3W2Y English has borrowed a lot of words from French, but some words come from whole French phrases. Even if you speak French, you may have never noticed the connection.

May 3, 2016

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/MrSmithPVFC

love stuff like this - good video

A more recent one: toodles / toodle-oo (English slang for good-bye) Comes from the French "à tout à l'heure" and was bought over by returning WW1 soldiers.

May 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/John00625

That's really cool :) I never knew that one!

May 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/freesparrow

Thank you for sharing this!

May 3, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/laweber3

Thats fun!

May 3, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/KarenBledsoe

Trés cool!

May 3, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Smam60

That was fascinating! Thank you for sharing

May 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/TheChessWizard

C'est Froide! (It's cool)

May 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/rocthelife

Trés interessant!

May 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Rene45587

Très intéressant! Merci.

May 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/PrinceofSparrow

That was interesting............

May 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/draftbusiness

Thanks!

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