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Thomas R. Wier wrote:
>
> Nik Taylor wrote:
>
> > John Cowan wrote:
> > > I have never seen a list anywhere, but there are lots (forgive errors, I'm
> > > working from memory only): au point, au pied de la lettre, double entendre
> > > (archaic French), cestui que trust (legal phrase, also arch. Fr.), de rigueur,
> > > je ne sais quoi, bon mot.
> >
> > Please forgive any mis-spellings.  :-)
> >
> > Add RSVP (Réspondez s'il vous plâit), déja vu, jamais vu, presque vu,
> > nom de plume, nom de guerre, c'est la vie, la creme de la creme,
> > savoir-faire, laissez-faire [belief that the government should not
> > interfere with the economy in any way], en passant [a chess term], en
> > masse, joi de vivre
>
> Let's not forget:  <éminence grise>.  That's one I use when the people
> I'm with don't mind my being obnoxious.

Let's also not forget:  raison d'être, faux pas, faux ami...and many
many more.

Nicole
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