Thursday, March 18, 2010

Today's French Lesson

déjà vu 
 The illusion of having previously experienced something actually being encountered for the first time.

jamais vu 
A sense of unfamiliarity with, or of never having experienced or seen before, something that should be familiar.

dormez vous 
A phrase from the song “Frère Jacques”. Translates to, “Are you sleeping?”

vuvu vous 
The realization that an eerily familiar vuvuzelist is blowing on an unfamiliar vuvuzela over your bed to find out if you’re sleeping.

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