3 Answered Questions for the topic société

Société French Usage


Peut-on employer Monsieur pour parler d'un mort?

J'ai récemment lu quelqu'un soutenir qu'on ne doit pas parler des morts avec la civilité «Monsieur Boisson» ou «Madame Boisson».Il argue que cela serait contraire à l'usage, et que l'on doit... more


Why the pronounciation of "Monsieur?"?

The French word *Monsieur* meaning Mister, looks like it should be pronounced `MON-sieur`, giving effect to the *O* and *N*. But I hear it pronounced more like `MISS-sieur`. Why is that? Is it... more
Société French Usage


Use of “femme” to mean “girlfriend”?

Can *femme* mean *girlfriend*? I just saw a French comedy film in which the main character, a chef, used the term “*ma femme*” and it was always translated in the subtitles as “*my girlfriend*”.... more

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