Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Fun to Drink, More Fun to Say

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5 Comments:

At 3:03 PM, January 17, 2006, Blogger MagE said...

Mensch!
you are driving me crazy...
how do you say it? how do you say it? Can you tell I do not speak a lick of french?
German or Spanish...I can do... Canadian too but arggghhhh! ashamedly, no french. (that canadian thing was a joke...sometimes I think I am funny)...

 
At 6:41 AM, January 18, 2006, Anonymous LaCresha said...

Your blog proves 1 thing...I need to work on my French...A lot!!

 
At 3:25 PM, January 18, 2006, Blogger La Rêveuse said...

I don't think it's real French, and I don't know what it really means, but if you pronounce it à la française, it sounds like a very funny word to associate with a beer in America.

I didn't want to put it out there (I still have 9 year old former students that read this) but let's just say that...


"Ch" in french is "Sh"
and
"Ti" in french sounds like the drink you have with jam and bread.

Combine them, and you get...

Ch'Ti Beer.

:)

 
At 3:40 PM, January 18, 2006, Anonymous Ali said...

I think "ch'ti" is a word from Northern or Northeastern France, where the beer is made.

It's good stuff, innit? :)

 
At 7:47 AM, January 20, 2006, Blogger ~steph~ said...

Thats ok Mage, we Canadians know how to speak American...right y'all?! You betcha!

:)

 

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