FRANCE: Yankee; Zygomatique

In producing the latest of their great dictionaries elegant savants of the French Academy began on Nov. 5, 1885 with "A" and worked until last-week when they reached the final "Z." In previous editions the last word had been zut!—French for "Go to the Devil!" At their final, historic meeting last week the French savants added zygomatique, thus adopting into French the fanciest English adjective for cheekbone.

On their X, Y, Z home stretch, the Academy's 40 Immortals also adopted "Yacht," the last of a long line of English sporting terms which...

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