This word means wildly different things to different people. Embedded in it (or perhaps not, depending on its etymology) is a cultural history of the French language in Louisiana.
Quiz: How well did you listen to PRI’s The World this week?
The kind of messages that come out for women are one of sisterhood, one of great comfort, where the women are sitting around and baking cookies, or they’re having these little parties while they’re cooking. They’re tweeting the pictures, or they’re posting to Tumblr, to show how wonderful their life is.
With all the news coming out of the Middle East, especially Iraq, we’ve had lots of questions here in the newsroom about just what’s going on.
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