Merci, Mlle Richards

Miss Richards was my teacher for the four years I studied French in high school. I was not a brilliant language student, but I did pick up a few words of French. For one thing, I learned the difference between a fiancé (a male who is engaged to be married) and a fiancée (an engaged female). That’s more that the Yahoo Lifestyle writer knows about the language:

The accent mark belongs over the first E, not the second. If you think it’s a typo, you would be wrong (and more charitable than I). The article also has a misplaced accent:

Who knew French would come in handy when reading English? Moi. (Merci beaucoup, Mlle Richards!)

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