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French letter

n. British Slang
A condom.
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While Samuels points to Foa's message or underlying ideology involving assimilation, he also does not lose sight of the novelty of this Jewish or"oriental" exoticism that was appearing in derail (rituals, traditions, Hebrew names, etc.) for the first time in French letters. Selling her novels was undoubtedly one of Foa's goals and her stories would have appealed to a non-Jewish readership having a taste for the exotic.
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).
Local bands The French Letters, Hell On High Heels and The Steve Marron Project will perform at the Dickens Inn, Middlesbrough, tonight .
His work should find a broad audience among students of philosophy, the history of religion, theology, and French letters and culture.
The second reason is that I understand that some readers have been complaining about what certain people of the coarser sort refer to as my "French Letters" so I thought that a change of scene and septic tank might cheer them up.
Working among Humanists, Evangelicals, and "professionnels du livre" (18), Marot as author was able to provide a decisive impetus for the transformation of French letters by drawing on all of these sources, appealing to a diverse reading public.
yes, but more aptly, a man of French letters, for, ever hopeful, he carried a bag of them with him in his luggage wherever he went.
And inside is one of the largest French letters I've ever seen.
Never thought Roy would have a use for French letters again.
in modern French letters. His poems, marmoreal in structure, resemble