Category Archives: Culture and Knowledge

Palindrome

Today being the 02 02 2020 is palindrome day due to the fact one can read the numbers forward or backwards. The last time it happened was 909 years ago on Saturday 11 11 1111. The next time it will … Continue reading

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World Turtle Day®

World Turtle Day is a holiday which is observed on May 23rd of each year. There is no right or wrong way to celebrate this holiday as long as turtles are the main focus of your efforts. Obviously another American … Continue reading

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Bon bout d’an

et à l’an que ven It is unlikely you will understand unless you come from Marseille and obviously speak French. I happen to “almost” have these two qualities.     Have a good year end and see you in the … Continue reading

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Great letter

A few years ago I came across this great letter from David Bowie.

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New word

I have learned a new French word today: Clavarder Real time chatting on internet (mener une conversation textuelle sur internet, en temps réel. Ce terme est d’origine québécoise. Somehow I like it.

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Interesting Facts (in French)

Did you know? (Number 34 is good) 45 faits étonnants sur la France que vous ignoriez peut-être !!! 1. Le mot «France» vient des Francs, peuple germanique dont le nom est lui-même tiré du francique «frank», qui signifie «libre» 2. … Continue reading

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“Agnostic” bordering on “Atheist” is my philosophy 

An atheist lacks faith in God, believes there is no god, or lacks awareness of gods. An agnostic either believes that it is impossible to know whether there is a god or is noncommittal on the issue. The difference may … Continue reading

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