Tag Archives: French

Rio

Just an oddity I’ve noticed over the years regarding mass media. In preface let me say I only read and write in good ol’ American English. I read the news practically every day about happenings around the world. News articles … Continue reading

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On Being Thrown From A Cliff

I maintain that true stories are the best kinds of stories. This is a story about the time I was thrown from a cliff. A bit of background:   Back in 1964 Mr. Norman Miller was my 7th grade English … Continue reading

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The Hoosiers

I’ve never been a huge sports fan – although I played some in my youth. I’ve never really followed professional sports as some men do. I just see it as another creaky branch of the entertainment industry. I’ve never been … Continue reading

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The Double Entendre

Every day is a little different and today was just the same: I ran into a triple entendre; it could have been a double entendre but I’m pretty sure it was a triple, I’m not sure. Anyway – On my … Continue reading

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Voulez-vous coucher avec moi, ce soir?

Lady Marmelade – LaBelle with Patti LaBelle – 1974 The chorus of “Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir” is French for “Do you want to sleep with me tonight?” When (the) Labelle (group) performed this on television, broadcast standards of … Continue reading

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Osama bin Laden

Know anyone expert in Arabic calligraphy? Ever since the 9/11 attacks and after seeing so many pictures of Osama bin Laden I’ve had this idea in the back of my mind about what I would say if I’d ever had … Continue reading

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