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Questions sur les expressions idiomatiques françaises

Est-ce que c'est une bonne idée de poser des questions sur les expressions idiomatiques française telles que « Avoir la puce à l'oreille » sur SE ? Je suis sûr qu'on peut trouver des sites entiers ...
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How to deal with casual imperfections of texts? — Que faire face aux imperfections occasionnelles des textes en français ?

I think it's clear we cannot afford one question for every piece of French text that someone doesn't understand. Nobody asked about what their brother meant in his last facebook wall post (yet). ...
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Getting to know you: who are you and why do spend time on French Language SE?

Since our chat room Chez Cosette is relatively quiet, I thought we should try something else to get to know each other. I'm posting this meta question to give everyone the opportunity to introduce ...
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Do we want hats? Voulons-nous des chapeaux ?

In 2011, the Gaming Stack Exchange hosted an event called Hat Dash, where users earned "hats" for their gravatars by completing certain tasks (analogous to badges): Certain actions would trigger the ...
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Are minority languages on-topic? Les langues régionales sont-elles dans le sujet du site?

This meta post was inspired by this question. Should questions about regional/minority languages be allowed on the site? Cette méta-question est inspirée par cette question. Les questions sur les ...
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Convention for indicating you'd like an ancillary translation

What I mean is: I'm asking a question about topic A, during the course of which I use word which I'm not too happy with. I don't want it to become the topic of my question, and it's probably not worth ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Allow us to edit help center pages

For the most part, the text of the help center is the same on every Stack Exchange site. This is unfortunate because some sites, including French Language, have specific requirements. In particular, ...
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Proposal: rename tag 'études' to 'apprentissage'?

In my previous question, I mentioned that I find the tag études ambiguous. As Stéphane Gimenez pointed out, the tag études has mainly been used for questions about studying or learning the ...
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2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. French Language is scheduled for an election next week, May 25, ...
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Cross-language duplicates — doublons en langues différentes

Si deux questions sont des doublons au niveau du contenu, mais que l'une ainsi que ses réponses sont dans une langue (anglais ou français) tandis que l'autre question et ses réponses sont dans l'autre ...
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Usage, usage… que peux-tu donc bien signifier ?

Quelqu'un peut-il me dire ce que les questions regroupées sous le tag usage ont en commun? Je me demande si ce tag a vraiment un intérêt, ou si l'on doit le supprimer. Dans l'attente d'une éventuelle ...
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Human verification strips accented chars from initial search in top right bar ?

I've noticed that if I search for a word with an accented character from the top right search bar, the search is transposed to the result search bar and the accented character is missing (allé becomes ...
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When giving IPA codes and a translation, which comes first?

See this question on prononciation. In his (excellent) answer, Gilles (btw, what's the formatting code to link to a user?) says: Lorsque « plus » est un nom, on prononce le s sourd. « Qui peut le ...
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Pourquoi ne pas créer un podcast french SE ? - Why not create a podcast for french SE ?

Pourquoi ne pas créer un podcast pour french SE ?! où on parle chaque semaine des questions posées sur le site ? et des réponses ... un podcast collaboratif, c'est une idée géniale ! Why not create a ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Tag descriptions and synonyms / Bien démarrer notre système d'étiquettes

We now have reached the point where a few users (and many more to come) have enough rep to approve tag edits, and suggest synonyms. The latter, in particular, is very important to do early in the site’...
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Is it good to (only) reference or link information?

This recent answer made me wondering about a point: is it good to provide an answer if the main part of it is actually provided by a link. I mean, this particular answer is good, itself (I don't want ...
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Why are there so many trivial edits?

I'm not a regular user, but I have a curious glance at the front page now and then, and I tend to see a lot of questions bumped to the top by trivial edits - for example, adding a space before a ...
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Liens en tant que réponses

Pendant ces derniers jours, j'ai fourni deux réponses qui ont été ôtées car elles sont basées sur les liens externes. Ainsi, à supposer qu'un lien tranche au complet une question, je voudrais enquêter ...
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Asnwers are too long?

Many answers are long, maybe including some cut and paste of some online dictionaries. I find this annoying, and usually I don't bother reading answers that do not go straight to the point. Should ...
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Community should cause correc! Ou : Community pris en flagrant délit d'idéalisme... ;-)

Et recel d'idéalisme + incitation au jugement de valeur... ;-) Horresco referens! Yo! Malgré l'accroche provo pour le plaisir et la galerie... ceci n'est que broutilles mais comme j'ai bien noté qu'...

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