On 09/09/2017 12:06, Thomas de Groot wrote:
> On 9-9-2017 10:01, Stephen wrote:
>> On 08/09/2017 17:01, Normand Briere wrote:
>>> P.S. "Adieu" in French is a very powerful word (literally "To God")
>>> which means
>>> "See you when we will all get together back next to God".
>> I prefer au revoir.
> The meaning is not as dramatic as Normand wants to suggest :-)
So I surmise. Years ago I worked with a French speaking Canadian. He
told me that Parisians find Canadian French sounds like 17th Century
But then how many people know that "goodbye" is an abbreviation of "God
be with ye (you) or Goody* an abbreviation of Goodwife?
See Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"
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