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Polish your French (Posted on 2010-02-22) Difficulty: 4 of 5
I was treating my French friend to a glass of Jack Daniel's - straight, no water, no chaser. After my short "Cheers!" he wrote me the following note: " Je bis à vore." What message did he try to convey?

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Solution Solution Comment 5 of 5 |
(In reply to Hint for Larry- partial spoiler by Ady TZIDON)

Je bois sans eau à votre santé 
I drink without water to your health (ie, an alcoholic beverage).

"sans eau" means without water,
but it also sounds like "bois sans 'o' ", without the letter 'o'.   Thus "bois" becomes "bis" after removing an 'o'

votre santé  means your health,
but it also sounds like "votre sans 't' ", or the word "votre" without the letter 't'.   Thus "votre" becomes "vore".

I drink (without 'o') to your (without 't')

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Edit:  And in the first comment, when Sam says " ... I never want to get drnk." --->   I never want to get drunk without you.

Edited on January 13, 2020, 11:04 am
  Posted by Larry on 2020-01-13 11:02:48

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