So many delightfully apropos English words begin with "french". A few examples:
- french roast - dark and flavorful, my favorite coffee variety
- french fries - greasy salty slivers of potato perfection
- french curves - lovely-in-themselves drafting tools for interpolating tangents
- french toast - a gastronomic genius combination of fried-egg and browned-bread
- french braids - tightly-coiled eye-catching hair
- french horns - strident, powerful musical instruments
- french vanilla - superlatively rich yellow-white ice cream
- french defense - a solid and crusty chess opening for black
- french bread - inimitable baguettes and batards
- french kissing - ... (^_^) ...
And, more obscurely, the french drop: a subtle sleight-of-hand maneuver to vanish a coin during its passage from one hand to another. French magic ...
(see also HelloSailor (1 May 2003), ... )
TopicLanguage - TopicHumor - Datetag20040116
(correlates: RipTide, PeripheralPunditry, Purpose of a Poem, ...)
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