Définitions énigmatiques

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Re: Définitions énigmatiques

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alittlebitmorefrench wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:52 pm
FrenchForumSurvivor wrote:
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Here's an English clue, mauve2.

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Your not well.
But maybe he can count.

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No, I can't count, I've just edited the original - d'oh!
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FrenchForumSurvivor wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:12 pm
No, I can't count, I've just edited the original - d'oh!
Well now you've proved you're not perfect is there any chance you could give up the constant & petty grammar corrections?

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I can't ever remember seeing a French crossword that is symmetrical. The ones they have are just the easy way out for the setters.
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Not of my own creation, but a favourite from many years ago........

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Scrambled eggs.

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Correct. I wish I had made it up ;)

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jsks wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:26 pm
Sleeping insect found after students' accommodation (7)
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vic evans wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:25 pm
FrenchForumSurvivor wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:12 pm
No, I can't count, I've just edited the original - d'oh!
Well now you've proved you're not perfect is there any chance you could give up the constant & petty grammar corrections?
I could have edited it and said nothing, Vic, but at least I'm able to admit my faults. ;) And I've never said I'm perfect.
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