"... fly me to the moon, and we can play among the stars ... "
On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 4:20 PM, ternst <email@example.com> wrote:
> Ah-Ha! methinks we are all enjoying the Bordeaux in more ways than one.
> Why not a 'balade", maybe a Vin du Velo?
> Allez, mes amis.
> Ted Ernst
> Palos Verdes Estates
> CA USA
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ken Freeman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "julien peponnet" <email@example.com>
> Cc: "Classic Rendezvous" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 01, 2009 12:23 PM
> Subject: Re: [CR] for a ride?
> I don't think there is a word "balade" in English, such as you are
> requesting, but looking in several dictionaries in my house, I would agree
> with Jane. There may be a connection if the pleasure of a dance is related
> to the pleasure of an outing. Both share the attributes of a pleasant
> activity involving locomotion produced by one's own legs.
> On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 3:16 PM, julien peponnet <
> Hello Everyone,
>> This is my first email to the list although i've been reading (sometimes
>> just trying to) your emails for a short while. I was asking myself
>> about english language, searching through google when i thought i might
>> asked "more real" people. By the way, i am french and living in bordeaux,
>> years old...
>> I know it is not the right place for this message and i apologize to whom
>> might be offended reading one "boring message".
>> Here it is :
>> In french, we use two different spelling for a word that sounds exactly
>> it is the word :
>> -ballade which means an old folklric song and has the same meaning in
>> english (ballad)
>> -balade (with only one l as you noticed) which means having a ride or a
>> walk which made me think of the list as we would say in french "a balade à
>> I searched quite a bit on google but could someone confirm to me that a
>> balad for you english native would not exist and never be understood as
>> going for a ride?
>> It may feel stupid to you but it is important for my research..
>> the best for you all,
>> julien peponnet
>> bordeaux, france.