sancture -- AHAH!

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Thu May 13 02:04:01 UTC 2004

>The speaker who used sancture is Joseph Wilson--an ambassador who was sent
>to Niger (where they speak French) to investigate the possible sale of
>uranium to Iraq.  I suspect he is a speaker of French.  Sancture is a
>French word, if Web stuff is reliable.

Not a conventional French word to my knowledge. Since my ignorance of
French is fairly thorough, I checked the French dictionaries immediately
available to me, and it doesn't appear.

-- Doug Wilson

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