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    AlainK Guest

    Default Re: What's the point of spelling competition?

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    ...and the Semi-Entente?
    Don't be so suspicious, go the whole hog!
    (I love this expression , I read somewhere it comes from a time when a coin with a boar on it could be split in two, don't know if it's true...)

    Alain

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    Default Re: What's the point of spelling competition?

    So it's dictation in France then? I presume it's like that in all other French-speaking countries as well? Yeah, I think that's better than spelling out aloud in front of audience.

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    Default Re: What's the point of spelling competition?

    Quote Originally Posted by AlainK
    go the whole hog!
    I don't know if this is true- I'll check. I did read an article by a vegetarian who wanted to go vegan but found it difficult to, err, go the whole hog.

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