Je-suis-Charlie

3 special French Friday Expressions #jesuischarlie

In French La Liberté d’Expression means Freedom of Speech. As a reminder it is equally important in French, in English, and in any other language.

In French, Mettre tout le monde dans le même panier means To paint everybody with the same brush. Although, it literally means “To put everybody in the same basket”. French people often use the term Amalgame. As you can see, the spelling is slightly different, but that concept of generalization (généralisation) is as equally harmful.

In French, On peut tuer des hommes mais pas des idées means One can kill men but not ideas. You can now also say JE SUIS CHARLIE.

 

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