an orthophoniste is a speech therapist. monsieur peculier (peh-kew-lee-ay) is an accountant. and yes, my inner children thought this was hilarious. apparently it's very difficult and very expensive to change one's name in france. the people who own the building i'm staying in are blessed with the surname "forniguer." they decided they could only afford to change the q.
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