Only 54 minutes to complete today's post--in time to profiter or take advantage of the garden before tomorrow's rain! Don't miss the bullet statements below--including information on Thursday's winetasting. (photo taken yesterday, at our local supermarché)
un jeton (zhuh-toh(n)
: token, chip
Example Sentence from Wikipédia:
Le jeton est une sorte de monnaie ou de méreau aux fonctions multiples.
A token is a kind of money or méreau with many uses.
Correctly pronounce French with the book Exercises in French Phonetics
A Day in a FRENCH LIFE... by Kristin Espinasse
And now for the rest of today's speedy content--and dardar, or super quick!
- If you are within a one-hour radius of Bandol (VAR), then come to our Thursday winetasting at 4 p.m.! 10 euros. To reserve your seat, email firstname.lastname@example.org (put "reservation confirmation") in the subject line.
- Today's word, "jeton", was featured ten years ago--along with this story. Enjoy and see you in a couple of days. Off now to find my garden spade...
Do you have anything to say about today's word "jeton"? Have you ever used a token to rent a supermarket caddy, or "chariot," in France? What are some cultural differences at a French supermarket? Comments welcome here.
Smokey and I are developing our gardeners' reflexes: all potted plants and flowers go out on the porch before the rain comes. Ha! We remembered this time!
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