Arrivée il y a vingt-trois ans
Mais comment se fait-il
Que vous gardez cet accent?
Cet accent, qui ne fait pas de liaison
Entre "les" et "oiseaux"
Cet accent, qui prononce "eau" comme "owe."
But do you know how to say "owe"?
And do I owe you an explanation?
Cet accent, tout le monde le comprend
Certains le trouvent charmant, voire séduisant
Cet accent ...
Sunday 10th March 2019 1:17 pm
(This is not a really serious verse but here goes anyway . .)
I say ‘was’ instead of ‘were’
And I come from a council estate
Wish I had a voice like Richard Burton
But instead I talk like this
I spent years in a no hope comprehensive
And maybe lack of grammar shows me up
Maybe I should get myself a tutor
-Can’t be that expensive
So would my ...
Saturday 22nd June 2013 8:08 pm