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Post by gueuzeman on Sun Feb 21 2010, 19:41

So the house I have been working in all winter the carpenters built a seating/eating area next to the kitchen. The Architectural drawings call it as banquette.

http://s10.photobucket.com/albums/a150/gueuzeman/Hague%20house/Banquette/

I thought that was where French women keep their money. Embarassed

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Re: French language question

Post by Henrik on Sun Feb 21 2010, 21:25

Very nice!

Banquette, as I am sure you have figured out by now, is a basically a bench.

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Re: French language question

Post by gueuzeman on Sun Feb 21 2010, 21:28

Hen- that was supposed to be a joke. oops.

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Re: French language question

Post by Henrik on Sun Feb 21 2010, 21:29

Yeah, I can be a bit slow sometimes.....

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Re: French language question

Post by Srrh on Mon Feb 22 2010, 14:21

When you get cold, use a banquette...

The name where french woman keep there money is actually called a "mari".

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Re: French language question

Post by gueuzeman on Tue Feb 23 2010, 05:47

Umm, you mean "homme", oui? Laughing
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Re: French language question

Post by Srrh on Tue Feb 23 2010, 13:04

homme is man...
Mari is husband...Mari has more storage....
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