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17:22 Oct 29, 2002
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: l\'ou virou
Regional expression from France, between Cote d'or and Dijon.

Le couteau tourne autour de "l'ou virou" (articulation du femur dans l'os du sacrum). (from an essay on butchering pigs)
A. McGinnis

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5 +4What regionalism would you like ...



1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
What regionalism would you like ...

... An equivalent from the Appalachians, say, or from deepest, darkest Derbyshire, something quaint from north of the border, or something with a lilt from the Emerald Isle? Whatever, you're asking a bit much, I think. Leave it in French. You have the explanation in parentheses, and that's what matters.

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agree  Thierry LOTTE: absolutely
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agree  JCEC
7 hrs

agree  Yolanda Broad: Good point, but the tone of the explanation could be more neutral...
5 days
  -> How so?

agree  Jacqueline McKay
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