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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

U.S. Lawmakers Want German Museums To Look Again for Looted Art

The commission pointed out that Behrens was paid 30,000 Reichmarks for the painting, which was in line with the market price of the day. Further ... he responded with a letter protesting in French: “T... read more

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

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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

Vashon: “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” – Thomas Merton

Written, directed, scored, teched, and presented over one rotation of the Earth, each day sees seven plays spring ... of “Amuse-Bouche,” bite-sized French delights, also to include Couperin ... read more

Pièce de résistance: ‘I am Odette Cadart. Voilà.’

The French expression applies directly to Odette Marie-Helene Cadart ... through the doorway she was hiding behind and landed in the cellar. On June 6, 1944, D-Day, Cadart heard the coded message on t... read more

Netanyahu’s flirtation with the far right

But many do not know where he was the following day – in Budapest, paying tribute to his Hungarian ... In Poland too, the Party of Law and Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, PIS), founded by the Kaczyns... read more

Houston chef dishes on her speedy rise, plus a WashAve all-day hit

Kulture is our expression of our ancestors' contributions in a ... An AM Eatery's plans to open near the Galleria, and what the one-day lockouts of Star Fish and Pi Pizza might mean for the future of ... read more

Epicuriosity 101: What's fair when it comes to tipping your server

Writing thank you on checks and drawing happy faces on checks: These expressions of gratitude increased the perceived ... gratuity in the price of a meal have been high-end, such as the French Laundry ... read more

EU parliament votes to stop Hungary's 'threat' to democracy

The move dealt a stunning political blow to Prime Minister Orban, who had told the parliament a day earlier that a scathing report leading ... relief before embracing parliament supporters in the Fren... read more

High School Cinco De Mayo T-Shirt Debate Raises Interesting Questions

Lots of establishments at the time were desperately hanging on to their conservative, largely traditional European religious sensibilities while the city was being invaded by heretical U.S. anti-war d... read more

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