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Word of the Week

C'est la vie's Word of the Week is a window into the life of French-speaking Canadians -- one word at a time.

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Montreal teacher fired for starring in vintage erotic films

"It was a little, little, little part of my career, for Pete's sake!" says Jaqueline Laurent-Auger.

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The authentic Dolly Parton

TSE "music man" Robert Harris discusses why the "backwoods barbie" is a phenomenon.

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Neil Young

The rock icon opens up on life and love of cars in his new memoir 'Super Deluxe'

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Me, Myself and Us - how our personalities shape our lives

Psychologist Brian Little tell how your personality affects your life and what you can do about it.

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"Offrir", 19/10/14

Host Bernard St-Laurent and Word Lady Johanne Blais discuss "offrir", which means to give and to offer.

Download "Offrir", 19/10/14
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"Montant(e)", 12/10/14

Host Bernard St-Laurent and Word Lady Johanne Blais discuss "montant(e)", which means rising. "Montant" also means a sum, an amount. "En montant" means climbing.

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"Ficher", 05/10/14

Host Bernard St-Laurent and Word Lady Johanne Blais discuss "ficher", which means to do, to put, to ruin, and to throw out.

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"Quelconque", 28/09/14

Host Bernard St-Laurent and Word Lady Johanne Blais, discuss "quelconque" and "quiconque". "Quelconque" means some, any. "Quiconque" means whoever, anyone.

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"Pur(e)", 21/09/14

Host Bernard St-Laurent and Word Lady Johanne Blais discuss "pur(e)", which means pure.

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"Facile", 14/09/14

Host Bernard St-Laurent and Word Lady Johanne Blais discuss "facile", which means easy.

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"Défiler", 22/06/14

Bernard and Johanne discuss "défiler", which means to unthread, to march and to scroll.

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"Mouiller", 15/06/14

Bernard and Johanne disccus "mouiller", which means to wet.

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"Droit", 08/06/14

Bernard and Johanne discuss "droit", which means right, straight, and law.

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"Décrocher", 01/06/14

Bernard and Johanne discuss "décrocher", which means to unhook or undo, or to drop out.

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"Sort", 25/05/14

Bernard and Johanne discuss "sort", which means destiny, fate, lot, spell and curse.

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"Préparer", 18/05/14

Bernard and Johanne discuss "préparer," which means to prepare.

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"Toujours", 11/05/14

Bernard and Johanne discuss "toujours", which means always, still and forever.

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"Quart", 04/05/14

Bernard and Johanne discuss "quart", which means quarter.

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"Coeur", 27/04/14

Bernard and Johanne discuss "coeur", which means heart.

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