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A former slang term for the spot exchange rate for the U.S. dollar and the French franc.
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Ces nuances rendent a la societe parisienne sa variete de teintes tout en solidifiant le propos de l'auteur.
La Crepe Parisienne will also be opening up later this year at 300 Bleecker Street, signing a long term lease for 485 s/f on the ground and 350 s/f in the basement.
The Harvest Grain Parisienne is HVO and GMO free with no added sugar or fat.
But acquisitions are the province of the Peter Moores Trust, Opposite: Steven Parisienne, new director of Compton Verney rather than the director, so Steven Parisienne is focusing his attention on the bigger picture of how Compton Verney can develop its various attractions to strengthen its role in the region's leisure economy.
For 13 years, La Knitterie Parisienne of Studio City has been more than just one of the world's richest knitting and finishing emporiums.
But beyond that, audiences want personality onstage, the kind that Alexandra Danilova and Frederic Franklin brought to Gaite Parisienne.
The range of French-inspired lines targets snacking, with toppings such as Jombon a la Parisienne, Tomate & Fromage, Salmon a la Lyonnoise and Champignon a la Normande reinforcing the French connection.
The Bistro Baguette varieties are Jambon a la Parisienne, Salami: a la Lyonnaise, Thon a la Nicoise, Champignons a la Normande, Tomate-Fromage, Bolognaise, Diavolo and Hawaii.
Rosenthal died in 2003, just short of his 100th birthday, but in his lifetime he managed to record his Gaite Parisienne at least three times, the last time for Naxos when he was in his nineties.
Utterly revolutionary in their time, the Impressionists changed the course of art and Cardiff's National Museum and Gallery holds the largest and most impressive collection of Impressionism in Britain, including some of the true milestones in modern art; Monet's Water Lilies, Renoir's La Parisienne 1874 (commonly known as the Blue Lady) and Van Gogh's Rain: Auvers 1890.
The replacement titanium alloy strip fitted to the DC-10, which had not been authorised by the US civil aviation authorities, was harder than the aluminium normally used for that purpose and played a major role in cutting the Concorde's tyre, reported the French daily newspaper Le Parisienne.
It is startling to hear any Parisienne, let alone a college student, drop references to F.