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Questions about the play 'Le Bourgeois gentilhomme' by Molière. Use this tag with the tag [french-literature].

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Meaning of the prose of Monsieur Jourdain

I just stumbled across the expression in Molière's Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme of Monsieur Jourdain having been speaking prose for all of his life. As far as I understand this is used today as a ...
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