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Le mot rigolo : « capoter »

24 Fév
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In the middle of a customer service call I was interpreting, I stumbled on the expression my Québécois caller used to express her anger: « Mais vous êtes bien capoté, Monsieur! ». I interpreted on the spot as “Are you crazy?” and then when I heard my American caller say: “What did you say?”… I realized I should probably have come out of my interpreter role to explain that our caller thought he had some nerve… As usual, don’t kill the messenger, people! Lire la suite

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