Re: Last Three Letters

by virtdave • Fri 06 Dec 2019 18:24

tesselate

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Last Three Letters
Replies: 1433
Views: 102771

Re: Cannabis in a field near you?

by virtdave • Fri 22 Nov 2019 02:32

a century ago, hemp was apparently rather widely grown in Creuse, tho mostly for its fiber. The former mayor of Crocq restored an old moulin á chanvre not far from Crocq, and there's a nice walk to visit it. Look here . When we're in France, we avoid cannabis, but now we're back in California, we ca...

Forum: La Vie en Creuse
Topic: Cannabis in a field near you?
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Last Three Letters

by virtdave • Tue 12 Nov 2019 07:52

escheat

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Last Three Letters
Replies: 1433
Views: 102771

Re: Last Three Letters

by virtdave • Sat 09 Nov 2019 08:13

abscissa

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Last Three Letters
Replies: 1433
Views: 102771

Re: Last Three Letters

by virtdave • Thu 24 Oct 2019 09:22

casuistry

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Last Three Letters
Replies: 1433
Views: 102771

Re: Last Three Letters

by virtdave • Sat 12 Oct 2019 00:48

sickle

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Last Three Letters
Replies: 1433
Views: 102771

Re: Last Three Letters

by virtdave • Tue 08 Oct 2019 20:35

tenterhooks

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Last Three Letters
Replies: 1433
Views: 102771

Re: Last Three Letters

by virtdave • Thu 19 Sep 2019 13:17

noisome

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Last Three Letters
Replies: 1433
Views: 102771

Re: Last Three Letters

by virtdave • Thu 19 Sep 2019 00:04

sesquipedalian

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Last Three Letters
Replies: 1433
Views: 102771

Re: Using a Déchèterie

by virtdave • Thu 08 Aug 2019 18:48

The regulations change every time a bureaucrat comes up with some new way to pester folks. Last year, we just needed a little sticker to show we were residents of our commune, this year (as above) one needs a card. YMMV, so do check with your local mairie before you go to avoid being unduly annoyed ...

Forum: Property and Utilities Queries
Topic: Using a Déchèterie
Replies: 8
Views: 1468

Re: Using a Déchèterie

by virtdave • Thu 08 Aug 2019 11:49

Ask at your local Mairie --in our commune (St-Georges-Nigremont) one must get a card from the local trash authority, and to get the card we had to fill out and send in a formulaire supplied by the mairie . The card arrived quite quickly. For arcane reasons of French bureaucracy, our déchèterie is o...

Forum: Property and Utilities Queries
Topic: Using a Déchèterie
Replies: 8
Views: 1468

Re: French Etymology

by virtdave • Wed 10 Jul 2019 20:44

enculage des mouches!

take a step back for a better jump

Forum: Langue Française
Topic: French Etymology
Replies: 8
Views: 773

Re: Devinez la chanson anglaise par les paroles en français !

by virtdave • Wed 10 Jul 2019 20:37

Crosseyed and painless (les Têtes Parlants?)

un oiseau sur le fil

Re: Devinez la chanson anglaise par les paroles en français !

by virtdave • Sun 30 Jun 2019 14:23

Mr. Froggie Went A-courting?

Toujours fou après toutes ces années

Re: French Etymology

by virtdave • Sun 30 Jun 2019 14:21

I think Sirius is most visible in the winter. In the summer, it rises and sets with the sun, adding the heat of its rays to those of the sun, and producing the weather we've been enjoying recently

Forum: Langue Française
Topic: French Etymology
Replies: 8
Views: 773

Re: Devinez la chanson anglaise par les paroles en français !

by virtdave • Sun 23 Jun 2019 19:42

M. Springsteen, Born to Run....

ok: Dix-neuvième Crise Existentielle

Re: Devinez la chanson anglaise par les paroles en français !

by virtdave • Fri 21 Jun 2019 16:05

tout à fait.....très bien

Re: Devinez la chanson anglaise par les paroles en français !

by virtdave • Thu 20 Jun 2019 16:36

Prince? When the doves cry?
C'est plutôt américan, comme le suivant: "les rues de Rome sont remplées de gravats"

Re: Speeding fines and points

by virtdave • Thu 04 Apr 2019 21:30

The gilets jaune s seem to be targeting speed cameras--apparently quite a number have been destroyed. Of course, No One is in favor of wanton destruction of (quasi-)governmental property. But :mrgreen: . There are many things in the USA which are deplorable, but we don't have (yet?) speeding tickets...

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Speeding fines and points
Replies: 9
Views: 1071

Re: 'Unwanted' books - any suggestions?

by virtdave • Thu 04 Apr 2019 21:16

You might ask at the médiathéque (either Aubusson or Felletin). There may be a similar service in or near Guéret. The Aubusson/Felletin one does have quite a few books in English

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: 'Unwanted' books - any suggestions?
Replies: 3
Views: 1082
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