From a French site

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Oct 13 19:48:27 UTC 2012

"Any problems? Ask your questions _ici_."

Sometimes, that pesky, underlying native tongue just gets in the way!

As it happens, I've also noticed the opposite. At the Language School,
sometimes _studenty_ would, when speaking and without noticing it,
fail to translate random Russian words or phrases into English,
presumably because those strings had been fully internalized.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

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