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The Treachery of Translators

Whereas my ichthyological vocabulary, whether in French or English or indeed any other language ... They took that as a “non.” Tant pis. All translators rewrite and rectify. Some even feel that they c... read more

Lebanon Must Disarm Hezbollah, Israeli Foreign Minister Warns

And so in French, they say tant pis" -- which translates as "too bad ... But Hezbollah is a minority in the Lebanese government now, she said, so one day "we may face Hezbollah winning the election an... read more

'France is now the sick man of Europe': Polish minister says Yellow Vest movement and Christmas Market terror attack make the country 'a drag on Europe'

French President Emmanuel Macron was forced last week to make ... tensions between the two countries since the rightwing populist Law and Justice (PiS) government took power in Poland in 2015. Most re... read more

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Farewell to the Four Seasons

Tant pis, you might say (the original seasonal menus, created by Swiss executive chef Albert Stockli, is quite French), except that they are destroying ... of luxury in restaurants that said the prese... read more

Margo Howard and Franklin Foer

McC. Tant pis. Which proves, obviously, that I don't hate the French. So au revoir, Massa Honey. It's a great day in Harvard Square, and I'm a goin' on out there to read my Esther Williams book--havin... read more

Macron urges calm; Paris police brace for more violence

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner also urged protesters to express themselves peacefully after a police shootout on Thursday ended a two-day manhunt for a man ... in gas taxes but have morp... read more

Flee the City!

It's like the present, only with more French rap music. District B13 is a beaten down ... and you've been standing the wrong line for hours. Tant pis pour vous. In the case of this film, it still come... read more

How to Memorize Pi if You’re a Word Person

Pi Day is always on March 14 (3/14), but this year it’s extra ... The technique can work in other languages too. If you prefer French, there’s this: Moi, j'aime a faire connaitre un nombre utile aux s... read more

Dance Theatre of Harlem at The Broadstage in Santa Monica

One summer night over dinner at Blue Plate Oysterette, my friend Pi-Isis suggested me to run for local office ... works as well as innovative and bold new forms of artistic expression commissioned to ... read more

Our favorite Washington Post op-eds of 2018

The Washington Post Opinions section published hundreds of op-eds from outside contributors this year, covering an enormous range of topics, from Pi Day and Big Dairy to ... the Second Amendment” by D... read more

The Incredibly Dressed 'Lady Dandies' of the Congo Are Here to Ruin You

There was a time when the Society of Tastemakers and Elegant People (or Societe des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Elegantes in the original French, or SAPE for short ... the official Day of the Sape. " ... read more

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