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~ Tuesday, September 17, 2002
 
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12 'faux amis' - French words which don't mean what you think:

1 droguerie (hardware shop)
2 trivial (vulgar)
3 romance (song)
4 relaxer (to acquit)
5 froc (monk's cowl)
6 abusif (unauthorised)
7 large (wide)
8 cave (cellar)
9 raisin (grape)
10 brassiere (baby's vest)
11 librairie (bookshop)
12 carton (cardboard)

source: Brewer's Modern Phrase & Fable (Cassell ed Room)

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