bousculer
une pantoufle

le rosier

Rosiers in Orange
Please excuse this extra email in your inbox this morning... I hope this photo of a ravishing "roseburst" (taken yesterday, just outside the orthodontist's office in the French town of Orange...) will make up for that!

le rosier (leuh rhoh-zee-ay) noun, masculine

    : rose bush, rose tree

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Missing a little French in your weekend? I've just posted another 15 photos over at Cinéma Vérité... You'll also find two videos and several photo galleries when you sign up to become a contributing member of this French word journal.

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Three Random Words:
une falaise (f) = cliff
gamberger = to think hard
l'heur (m) = good fortune


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