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"My torrid night with a Corsican fisherman" (photo of Elle magazine). It is time to stir things up on this blog. What better way than to write a sizzler! Ready? Your job is to submit a French word. My job is to weave a story with your terms (but not on your terms!).

On y va! Let's go! Scroll to the comments link at the end of this post and submit a French word. I will post our story in the next edition. Va-va-voom!

TODAY'S WORD: remuer les choses

        : stir things up, shake things up

AUDIO: Listen to Jean-Marc read the following sentence in French

Le génie est l'aptitude de voir les choses invisibles, de remuer les choses intangibles, de peindre les choses qui n'ont pas de traits.
-Joseph Joubert / Pensées

Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things that have no features.  - Joseph Joubert / Thoughts

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