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Façon de Parler

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Idiomatic or usual form of speech, not meant to be offensive. I once told a waiter in Norway that the meat he brought me for breakfast was not sufficiently cooked; and he bluntly told me it was not true (det er ikkc sandt), but he did not intend to be rude. It was the Norwegian “façon de parler.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Fabulous Isles
Face
Face to Face
Faces
Face
Faced
Faced
Face-card or Faced-card
Facilë Princeps
Facings
Façon de Parler
Faction
Factor
Factotum
Fad (A)
Fada
Fadda
Fadge
Fadge
Fadha (Al)
Fadladeen