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LESSON ! CI RSy MME.ARCHJNAttD
Tell me aboub a'resfeaurantTif oo please.
Iwdfauei-TOoi on restaurant , s"il voos platfc
Andeekay 77iwa un$ restbranS, sily90 ply5
Give m wvfjat vow have racLyf am in a hun-yi V?
Donnez-iBoi ceque voos avez de bret; jcsois prosit,, i
rjt tT itTa auti jvii vuu .uvqy vlww praYi
Gf me .soma egrfs7"scin7 potatoes aijd some 'beans.'
IDoonez.-TTJoi des Ocofj des ponrne do"trre et das haricot?.
3)unay jnwa dayzi?, Jay poro Jbjajray d wabreecoh.
Pass n? seme fisbi Some chicken atl sonTrencrTpeas.
'Passcz-TTjoj du poissoo, du pouUt et des pewits pois .
r&ssay mwa dv pwasobn,du po3y ay day putee pwaJ
r In these lessons the English phrase
appears in the first line, the French
equivalent in the second line and the
pronunciation in the third line.
In the pronunciation key, straight
lines over the letter A and U denote
the long sound, as in "hAte" and
THE MAILMAN CORPSE
When the Aztecs buried a chief the
corpse was ornamented for a long
journey, several letters were given it,
one a passport across the defile be
tween the two mountains, one with
"dUde"; curved lines over these Iet
ters indicate the short sound, as in
"cAt" and "bUt"; two dots over the
U indicate a sound somewhat similar
to the German "ue," which Ameri
cans may approach by trying to pro
nounce long U and long E at the
to put to flight the alligator, one to
give a 'safe crossing over the eight
great deserts and hills. Finally a lit
tle dog was killed, leashed and
buried near the chief to conduct his
soul over the nine great torrents
yhfah to avoid. thegreat serpent, .ape. Jcroesjyhich. evejysouliujjaasu j
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