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French letter

n. British Slang
A condom.
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This book is aimed at Russian readers and so only the English and French letters are translated into Russian.
That's right: condoms, Johnnies, rubbers, French letters. Call them what you will but, by any name, they are effective.
"French Letters: Virginia's War: Tierra, Texas 1944" is an entry into Jack Woodville London's French Letters series circling the homefront and the struggles there.
* IF the French should take David Cameron's stance on the Euro invective we should ban French letters, that would give them something to think about.
Along with the popularization of the pseudo-science of racial theories, facilitated by a growing literacy rate, these later events would contribute to an explosion of anti-Semitism in French letters and the press.
Anna Gavalda is a refreshingly original voice in the world of French letters. What she demonstrates in La consolante is that her talent as a storyteller lies in shorter pieces of work.
That evening made him a star in the world of French letters, a position he would struggle to maintain for the remaining 55 years of his life.
It points to the persistence of a central role for Jewish figures in French letters but, also, more importantly, helps disable amalgamations or reductive views of Jews in the Francophone world (p.
French cricket I could happily live without, but French knickers, French letters and the French horn, where would we be without them?
A couple of times a week theyre leaving free issue French letters and barrier cream on our beds.
The case is therefore made, in Franchetti's exuberant prose, for the consideration of Gournay's feminist discourse to promote women's as well as men's perspectives, equally, as both a logical and an aesthetic course of action "essential" to the continued growth of French letters through crucial stages (173).