Sir Mark Sykes, a crusty diplomat who had colluded with the French to give them Damascus, was more defiantly a misogynist.
They wanted their own Obama as president; they got the French Rahm Emanuel—minus the ballet skills.
Miller first appeared on the cover of Vogue in 1927 in a blue hat and pearls, drawn by renowned French illustrator Georges Lepape.
The anti-movement camp has staged some of the largest protests in French history.
He's appeared in countless editorial spreads in both men's and women's clothing, including in French and Italian Vogue.
I shall stop his recruiting, and choke his blasphemy with a good French sword.
The dread of French domination seems to have haunted him like a nightmare.
That it is, except in the mere names and the vaguest outline, French.
I have a French feather-bed there, which I have been at pains to keep these years back.
The outbreak of the French Revolution intensified his conservatism.
Old English frencisc "of the Franks," from Franca (see Frank). The noun is from Old English Frencisc. As the name of a language, from late 13c.
Euphemistic meaning "bad language" (pardon my French) is from 1895. Used in many combination-words, often dealing with food or sex. French dressing recorded by 1860; French toast is from 1630s. French letter "condom" (c.1856, perhaps on resemblance of sheepskin and parchment), French (v.) "perform oral sex on" (c.1917) and French kiss (1923) all probably stem from the Anglo-Saxon equation of Gallic culture and sexual sophistication, a sense first recorded 1749 in the phrase French novel.
To take French leave, "depart without telling the host," is 1771, from a social custom then prevalent. However, this is said to be called in France filer à l'anglaise, literally "to take English leave."
Cunnilingus or fellatio; the FRENCH WAYv: Then the perverse chap actually Frenched her! (1917+)