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MUSIC's also a way...

   ... to the 'Anglosphere' :o)
12 juillet 2009 7 12 /07 /juillet /2009 19:37

                     It looks as if these magpies had nothing
                            to do but
scoffing at a poor man :
                                  watch this commercial to discover how  :o)



 > > >  Magpies  are black and white birds which not only are common in France,
 but also in every continent.

 Some of them are attracted to small and
shiny objects
thus have the reputation of being thieves.

 Gioacchino Rossini  (an Italian composer from the XIXth Century)
 thought of their reputation to find the title of one of his operas,
 "The Thieving Magpie" !
scoff at (V) : make fun of...,  laugh at...
                                                        shiny (adj) : glossy, that shines    [you know the verb... it's irregular !]
                                                        thus is a word introducing a consequence [a bit like "so", "consequently",

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