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Pronunciation of “faire” in medieval French?

What difference would there be between the pronunciation of "faire" in 1380s French and contemporary French? What would be the pronunciation of "faire" in the Anglo-Norman of the 1380s?
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Word or phrase expressing that it's ok to deal with personal things at work

Years ago, on a radio program, I heard a discussion about how the French have a word (or phrase) that describes the phenomena where it's ok for people to take care of personal needs at work because it ...
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Les personnels et les syndicats

Je viens encore de rencontrer le nom personnel, qui pour moi et le TLFi est un collectif, au pluriel dans la bouche d'un syndicaliste. Le dictionnaire de l'Académie a une remarque rappelant ce fait et ...
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The pronunciation of French “e”

Does this table for French "e" pronunciation look OK to you? Please definitely point out any errors! The same contents as of this table are also found at the end of this question on this page. ...
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Une meilleure nomenclature pour les temps grammaticaux

Plusieurs questions sur ce site demandent des clarifications sur l'usage des temps et modes en français. Et j'en viens à la conclusion que la nomenclature traditionnelle des temps et modes en français ...