Mots D'Heures: Gousses Rames. Luis D'Antin Van Rooten
A rollicking entertainment for word lovers.
MOTS D'HEURES: GOUSSES, RAMES The d'Antin Manuscript
Warning: this book is addictive! The rhymes of your childhood - and your children's childhood - sound even better (and much funnier) in the accents of Moli re and Sarkozy. Once you get the point of these delectable j'aime se from the works of Mere L'Oie, you will find yourself reading them aloud to anyone who will listen.If you've had two years of French or eaten escargots on the Rive Gauche only once, you're certain to fall prey to the charms of these homonymic approximations of forty familiar English nursery rhymes.
The following well-known saga of the world's most famous omelette is a typical example:
Un petit d'un petit
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - herschelian - LibraryThing
Given to me as a birthday present by my brother-in-law, who is a great devote of this book and it's companion volume:'N'Heures Souris Rames'. I must admit, when I first started reading it I thought he ... Read full review
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I think he made it all up. Read full review