Question of the day #25

Well, in French & Spanish, both words have the same root and mean “box” or “case”. It’s really more a box than a case I would say. Now “caisse épargne” and “caja de ahorros” both mean “Savings bank“. “Epargner” is a slightly old verb that means “to save” while “les épargnes” is the “old” noun […]

Well, in French & Spanish, both words have the same root and mean “box” or “case”. It’s really more a box than a case I would say. Now “caisse épargne” and “caja de ahorros” both mean “Savings bank“. “Epargner” is a slightly old verb that means “to save” while “les épargnes” is the “old” noun […]

Question of the day #24

“Demander” in French means “to ask” while the verb “to demand” is “exiger“, which is followed by the subjunctive. Same in Spanish actually. “to demand” is the verb “exigir” and it is also followed by the subjunctive.

Question of the day #21

Well, a long time ago, French kids would come home from school, and to tell their parents they got a 0, they would say: “J’ai eu l’oeuf“, and British kids liked to say the same thing using the French word, and it turns out that saying “I got l’oeuf” sounded very much the same as […]

Question of the day #20

  In French, we would say “cliquer” while in Spanish, they would say “hacer clic” (do click). In the imperative, you say “Haga clic para…” (Click to…).