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  • Do You Know the Meaning of These Foreign Words We Use in English?

    Do You Know the Meaning of These Foreign Words We Use in English?

    It all started when I couldn’t remember if an apéritif was a before-dinner or after-dinner drink. (Correction: I said it was a before-dinner drink — the “per” in apéritif being reminiscent of the prefix “pre” — then my husband said he thought it was after-dinner, then I doubted myself.) Which, as someone who studied and…