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Old July 03, 2009, 12:41 AM
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Cierto. Vidrieras de colores son muy preciosas. Pero,hay un problema con la tercera definición. La Canal de la Mancha es un ¡pedazo de mar!

Pienso que las palabras Mancha y Manche son falsos amigos entre francés y español.
I agree with you, surely they were false cognates, but I think it's quite difficult to change the name nowadays (maybe if Gibraltar comes back to Spain we'll change the name of Canal de la Mancha - it's a joke, don't get angry, please )
 

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