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A few French homophones

I came across this :


some are useful..
c
c'est
sais
sait
ses
s'est
for example..


The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.
- Bertrand Russell
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Re: A few French homophones

No wonder I fail dismally at dictées!!!

Judith
ex W1, via 47 and 11 and now [just] in 34, equidistant from Carcassonne, Narbonne and Béziers, where I hope we'll finally stay!!

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Re: A few French homophones

'C' ?

We have all tried them and the 'c' is the only one that we all say differently....😀
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Re: A few French homophones

Just for good measure you could add the town of Sées, in Normandy.
@idun - How else can you say 'c'???
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Re: A few French homophones

Can't see one I like:

vers as in vers Bordeaux (in the direction of.....)
vers minuit (around midnight...)
ver (worm)

and, for ET, Vergt (in the Dordogne)


N'allez pas trop vite - Proust
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Re: A few French homophones

With the ‘s’ pronounced, confusing for many, Vers Pont du Gard.


Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.


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Re: A few French homophones

Thanks Norman, a good link for us with limited French capabilities. Some very useful examples for me to trip over. LOL
NickP
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Re: A few French homophones

No Nick, that is your feets ( s silent)!😤
Too thick for a PhD!
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