Now you are ready to surprise your loved one with some cute French love nicknames for “la Saint Valentin”.
If you know more common French love names, please add them in the comments and I will add them to this list (they need to be PC though). More posts on this topic: Born and raised in Paris, I have been teaching today's French to adults for 20 years in the US and France.
Good luck with your studies and remember, repetition is the key!
Former French presidents Charles de Gaulle and George Pompidou had recently died.
Like URLs today, these codes were printed in magazines, shown in television commercials, and plastered on the sides of buses.
To kick-start the process, the PTT ordered millions of Minitel terminals (built by French manufacturers such as Telic-Alcatel and Matra) and made them available at no cost to everyone in the country who had a telephone line.
Anyone curious about the new system being promoted on TV could simply go to the post office and return home with a shiny new Minitel box.
Minitel designers made the system fully plug and play: All you had to do was plug the terminal into the wall, dial the local gateway, , you were transported into cyberspace.
Equipped with a natural-language interface for search, this oft-used resource was an easy way to explore Minitel for free.
Later, the government began to require that people use Minitel for certain administrative tasks such as university registration.