Resume

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More Americanized French words

Cul-de-sac: the fanciest way to refer to a dead end.

À propos: À propos of your résumé, I see you graduated from Indiana Clown College.

Tête-à-tête: Now that we're maskless, we'd like a tête-à-tête with your lips.

Definitions

To resume: to begin again, to continue after a pause.

A résumé (US): a Curriculum Vitae, AKA a CV (UK);

Don’t confuse with:
Summary (from French: "résumé"). Write one of these after a meeting. Don't worry, nobody will read it.

Resuming in the news

As Covid vaccinations continue, here are some things that have resumed:

  • Outdoor dining
  • The economy (send a résumé!)
  • Conflict in the Middle East
Finally we're getting back to the way things were.
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Definitions

To resume: to begin again, to continue after a pause.

A résumé (US): a Curriculum Vitae, AKA a CV (UK);

Don’t confuse with:
Summary (from French: "résumé"). Write one of these after a meeting. Don't worry, nobody will read it.

Resuming in the news

As Covid vaccinations continue, here are some things that have resumed:

  • Outdoor dining
  • The economy (send a résumé!)
  • Conflict in the Middle East
Finally we're getting back to the way things were.

More Americanized French words

Cul-de-sac: the fanciest way to refer to a dead end.

À propos: À propos of your résumé, I see you graduated from Indiana Clown College.

Tête-à-tête: Now that we're maskless, we'd like a tête-à-tête with your lips.

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