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Response to lapucelle (Reply #6)

Sun Nov 28, 2021, 04:31 PM

9. Thank you for these details. I love your name - so many possibilities

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Pucelle

Frequently the french slang gets translated into something that the english recognize (and versa-vica). I still think "shampooing" and "flirting" are great examples of language police going bad.

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