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Pourtant ça existe depuis deux siècles: Une thune, qui équivaut à cinq linvé, soit cent sous, a bien une valeur d’à peu près 1 Euro. Si on fait abstraction du passage de l’ancien au nouveau franc bien sûr...


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Le mot « geek » est fréquemment employé littéralement en France. Cependant, je ne recommande pas son utilisation, comme beaucoup d'autres mots anglais, parce que les phrases perdent leur clarté et leur intelligibilité. Le mot « troll » par exemple est employé à mauvais escient pour exprimer des significations variables et subjectives. Autre exemple, le « ...


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Geek is commonly understood in french (at least by < 60 years) and should be the word to use 90% of time (and almost always when linked to IT/computers/videogames), you can say also 'passionné d'informatique' or 'fan de spider-man'. 'Geek' is mainly used for computer/IT in France but could be use in the same way than in US/UK for most young people. '...


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We indeed use the english word geek, however nerd is probably less widely used. I don't see any good translation in french, that's often the case with IT related words, for example Cloud or Machine learning are used almost all the time in english.


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Indeed we young French people don't really use them anymore as smartphones tend to write the whole word entirely (for example typing sa at the beginning of the sentence will usually automatically give Salut). However some of them are still widely used within the youth community, here are the ones I and my friends use the more often: Jpp (J'en peux plus / I ...


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Those are all a little dated, and are from the times where people used T-9 (basically typing with the 1234567890 keyboard, where each number has 3-4 letters on it). Now, in the age of smartphones and autocorrect, it's much less frequent to see this type of slang. I'll add precision on each one of them. (0) mdr, dsl, a+ and others are almost always written ...


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Ce n'est pas de l'argot, ce sont juste des abbréviations pour écrire plus vite ou avec moins de lettres. En France, cela date du temps du Minitel (sur lequel les accents étaient absents ou difficiles à composer et dont les délais d'échanges étaient fortement perceptibles), puis cela a été transposé aux SMS (limités à 140 caractères). A ces époques les ...


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In judicial matters "travesty" is rendered in French by parodie: A travesty of justice, une parodie de justice. simulacre de justice can also be used but it is less frequent in the press and among organisations. None of the expressions around travesti you propose would work in French. Un travesti is an actor or someone who dresses as someone of the ...


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Travesti en français, veut dire déguisé, dissimulé ou masqué. Mais souvent, ce mot est employé pour définir un homme qui s'habille comme les femmes (ou l'inverse). Pour répondre à ta question, «Quelle travestie» n'est absolument pas l'expression que tu cherches mais plutôt «C'est ridicule» ou bien «C'est absurde», ainsi que les autres expressions que tu as ...


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Such slang are used a lot for younger folk near me. (Canadian French). Using them make you look like a young adult, borderline redneck if you use too much of them. To note, In younger folk such writing bring a problem, they have difficulty to correctly write after a long time not practicing a good French. In example one of my step brother, which is French ...


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Interesting. First time I heard of those abbreviations like DSL for désolé. It is much easier and faster to omit apostrophes and not use accents. I think, of course, for a French course this is not allowed. Every French course should have exact grammar. That is what grammar is for (it is supposed to be exact to every letter).


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"Voili Voilou" is quite common and used much more frequently verbally rather than in writing. It is only used in very informal situations such as at home or with close colleagues. Compared with just "Voilà" there is a note of finality. "Voilà" when handing a report written by someone else a close colleague and you are just passing it on, "Voili Voilou" when ...


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