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typing malfunctions

Post by trendylfj » Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:30 pm

I just love this one on EPC site after this week's games.

Racing 92 now lead the Top 14 by a point from ASM Clermont Auvergne after 17 matches and have a two pint advantage, with a game in hand, on their European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-final rivals RC Toulon.

Who said the French couldn't drink??????

Any more????
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Re: typing malfunctions

Post by ellis9 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 1:22 pm

Yes. Your title of typing malfunctions should be Typing malfunctions.
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Post by DCat » Mon Mar 14, 2016 1:33 pm

If you were to include spoken malfunctions as well, then Brian Moore during the Scotland-France game yesterday had a good 'un. Question - "What's the French for Handbags?". Answer - "Main sac". (Say it to yourself in French, that helps!):smt003
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Re: typing malfunctions

Post by Donny » Mon Mar 14, 2016 2:28 pm

trendylfj wrote:Any more????
I would have thought there were more than enough on this forum to keep you busy for a fair while.
DCat wrote:If you were to include spoken malfunctions as well, then Brian Moore during the Scotland-France game yesterday had a good 'un. Question - "What's the French for Handbags?". Answer - "Main sac". (Say it to yourself in French, that helps!):smt003
He wasn't that far out. The term for handbag is 'sac à main.'

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Re: typing malfunctions

Post by strawclearer » Mon Mar 14, 2016 3:42 pm

Yes but the French don't have a word for entrepreneur!
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Re: typing malfunctions

Post by Noddy555 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:10 pm

Agree with Donny, I'm Fluent in French and the correct term for handbags
in the plural is sacs a main, and without the second s in the singular.
Perhaps when commenting on things French posters should be made to write it in French?

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Re: typing malfunctions

Post by LE18 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 5:02 pm

Noddy, Donny just said that 2 posts above you and he's probably more fluent than you as he has an accent above his a, probably grave but I'm not sticking my neck out! :smt002

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Re: typing malfunctions

Post by Donny » Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:39 am

LE18 wrote:... probably grave but I'm not sticking my neck out! smt002
It is a grave accent. Well spotted. :smt023

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Re: typing malfunctions

Post by strawclearer » Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:03 am

Donny wrote:
LE18 wrote:... probably grave but I'm not sticking my neck out! smt002
It is a grave accent. Well spotted. :smt023
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Re: typing malfunctions

Post by tigercaspian » Tue Mar 15, 2016 4:29 pm

Garcon Francais !

Sorry, sorry, wrong thread......

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Re: typing malfunctions

Post by Noddy555 » Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:19 pm

For LE18 I'm probably more fluent in French than most of Tigers supporters as not only have I been speaking the Language since I was 10 which is almost 60 years ago but I have qualifications in the French Language & Literature and still correspond with a pen friend in Limoges since both I and she were 13 years old. Plus the fact that in the late 60's I worked for 10 months in Paris. Missing out an accent on a machine
that doesn't cater for either acute or grave accents is meaningless.
Please if you are going to post silly comments check your facts first.

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Re: typing malfunctions

Post by Iain » Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:25 pm

Noddy555 wrote: Please if you are going to post silly comments check your facts first.
Beautiful, delicious irony.

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Re: typing malfunctions

Post by Donny » Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:31 pm

Noddy555 wrote:Missing out an accent on a machine that doesn't cater for either acute or grave accents is meaningless.
Ever thought of using the character map?

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Re: typing malfunctions

Post by WhitecapTiger » Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:39 pm

Donny wrote:
Noddy555 wrote:Missing out an accent on a machine that doesn't cater for either acute or grave accents is meaningless.
Ever thought of using the character map?
à á ä â

Noddy, all the above were completed on my 'machine' by holding down the 'a' key (in this instance) until accents were available to select.

Hope that works.

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Re: typing malfunctions

Post by Grimlish » Wed Mar 16, 2016 1:47 pm

I love, love, love the way this thread totally misses the humour in Moore's comment, a 'double entendre' if ever I heard one...

hint: if you have a main sac, look inside and consider if that's what you've been talking.

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