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It is always difficult to establish a restricted list of best questions and answers. Here is a small selection that reflects some of the content I liked the most this quarter. "Dernier Cri": a question about origins. This question, coming from a discussion on Spanish SE, asked about the origins of the expression "dernier cri" referring ...


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Some favourite questions: Pronunciation of IEN A broader version of a question I asked after being mistaken in my advice to a student. An attempt to find out the logic or system behind something that appears unpredictable. ramer à mort - meaning Interesting idiom; simply enjoyed reading it. I don't usually like "What does this individual phrase ...


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Can "parce que" be followed by a noun phrase, instead of a finite clause? A precise, well asked and documented question and an answer that tackles grammar and vocabulary and that is open to regional variations. https://french.stackexchange.com/a/47039/358 How a very narrow question about a very abstruse text can nevertheless lead to a very open ...


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There were a lot of interesting questions this quarter! I selected two that I particularly liked: Spring forward, fall back A question by Luke Sawczak, answered by himself I find this question very interesting because it is one of these expressions that are hard to translate without losing the poetry in it. And most of all, I find the answer very clever. :) ...


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