Yeah, I was going to say the same. It sounds more like terrifying, spooky to me. And I'm a Romance speaker *and have known this word for ages!
* Come over baby, give me some sugar, hahaha.
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Today's romantic word is so fresh from French, it still uses not only the French pronunciation but also the French plural: billets-doux. Well, the French pronunciation would be more like bee-yay du, which was the way I mentally read the word when I saw it. Billet today means "ticket, receipt&q...
Real lady charmer there, BD. I always did hear that latin men were, well...
Whatever they have told you is wrong. Don't believe them. I'm the walking proof that's a load of baloney!
No, just more familiarity with the words of a firebrand of the American Revolution, Patrick Henry, and the ultimate line of his most famous speech.
I thought the original words were Give me liberty or give me death!
I'm so disappointed that no one has replied to my horrible play on words. And I didn't say anything simply because I didn't get it. :oops: Isn't it funny that the penny dropped immediately the second time I read it without having read everyone else's comments first? Maybe my brain needs some adapta...