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Footnote to Line: Thank you for teaching me this phrase.
I love it!

 

joie de vivre, joy of life, seize the day!
joie de vivre, joy of life, seize the day!
When I find a new term like this I have to use it right away.
joie de vivre, joy of life, seize the day!

Now if I just knew how to pronounce it!
she and I would be a much better fit.
the pretty French word, joie might sound like joy,
for what else would make sense, right, my sweet boy?

de is probably de, like b is b and c is c.
for whatever else could ‘de’ possibly be?
But vivre has me snogged and snoozled.
drawn and quartered, quickly bamboozled.

Is my non-French speaking mouth smart enough?
Can I figure it out without any kind of extra fuss?
joie de vivre, joy of life, seize the day!
joie de vivre, joy of life, seize the day!
When I find a new term like this I have to use it right away.



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Date: 1/2/2019 5:09:00 PM
It'll come to you...keep practicing.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 1/3/2019 12:27:00 AM
I am practicing now. This is the first French phrase I know except for "fara jocka" and I have no idea how to spell that as you can see.
Date: 1/2/2019 1:55:00 AM
Jwa-de-veev-re! But swallow that last “re” at the back of your mouth, almost as if you’re embarrassed it’s there! That’s the best way I can describe to pronounce it! Lol! :-)
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 1/2/2019 10:44:00 AM
I wish I could swallow. My sore throat feels like I have become a sword swallower. I am going to practice this after I go to the doctor and insist they either fix me or kill me today.