Foreign News: Good Words

The French Academy, the highest authority in France on matters literary—given official recognition by Cardinal Richelieu, the virtual ruler of France, in 1635—ordained that the English word "interview " shall hereafter be considered a good French word and incorporated in the new dictionary upon which work has been progressing for many years. Although the word "gentilhomme " exists in the French lexicon, it was recently decided to add the English equivalent "gentleman."


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