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The French love to flavor their speech with latinate terms, which makes sense since French draws its roots from Latin. A term that pops up all the time is illico (ill-i-co), which means right away. It is sometimes combined as illico presto to emphasize … Continue reading

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On my one full day off from my job in Paris during July I took care of a trip that was on my bucket list – a visit to the Château de Chantilly. It was a hot, sunny day – … Continue reading

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Recently on the French news there was a story about the 180 million Euros of restoration work going on at the Domaine de Chantilly, which is an easy day-trip from Paris. So easy, in fact, that I can’t imagine why I … Continue reading

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