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French letter

n. British Slang
A condom.

French letter

n
Brit a slang term for condom
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I didn't know that French letters were an old-fashioned word for condoms.
Documents printed in French mainly university-type and mainly in the fields of arts, humanities, communication (LAC), include: fine arts, art history, arts, music - out score - French letters, Latin and Greek, information and communication sciences.
This book is aimed at Russian readers and so only the English and French letters are translated into Russian.
That's right: condoms, Johnnies, rubbers, French letters.
A few people recognised his talent and accepted his weaknesses as an abandoned child, vagabond thief, army deserter and homosexual prostitute who wrote five remarkable books in prison, sweeping him to the summit of French letters.
French Letters: Virginia's War: Tierra, Texas 1944" is an entry into Jack Woodville London's French Letters series circling the homefront and the struggles there.
IF the French should take David Cameron's stance on the Euro invective we should ban French letters, that would give them something to think about.
Along with the popularization of the pseudo-science of racial theories, facilitated by a growing literacy rate, these later events would contribute to an explosion of anti-Semitism in French letters and the press.
Anna Gavalda is a refreshingly original voice in the world of French letters.
That evening made him a star in the world of French letters, a position he would struggle to maintain for the remaining 55 years of his life.
It points to the persistence of a central role for Jewish figures in French letters but, also, more importantly, helps disable amalgamations or reductive views of Jews in the Francophone world (p.
French cricket I could happily live without, but French knickers, French letters and the French horn, where would we be without them?