Foreign Phrases Used in English

How much do you really know about the origins of words and phrases you use every day? We all use pie a la mode and soup du jour without a second thought.

By: By Chloe Rhodes

Picture this scenario: You’re having a tête-à-tête with an old friend from your alma mater, who is a wine aficionado. So you pick an al fresco table at a chic little café, and order from the a la carte menu. However, your companion won’t stop exchanging double entendres with the woman in the sarong at the next table. So you’re stuck listening to …

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