En réponse à John Cowan <[log in to unmask]>: > > Did you make this idiom up, or is it the normal French one? English > says > "apples and oranges". > No, I made it half up. the idiom exists also in French, but only as a template, in which everyone is quite free to compare whatever s/he wants. There is no "definite" form. I often change the comparison points depending on my whim :)) . Christophe. http://rainbow.conlang.free.fr Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.