Miss Saucy (misterobnoxious) wrote in linguaphiles,
Miss Saucy
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reposted from la francophonie

So I posted this on lafrancophonie and I dunno if no one knew, or if everyone hates me there, but I forgot there are plenty of people that would know here!!

un appart HAUSSMANNIEN
I am in the process of apartment searching in paris (a tedious one if you know) and have been hitting a lot of Haussmannien apartments. Now, I know what the word means, but is there a connotation to the word/living in a Haussmannien structure?

For instance, I'm thinking of Gossip Girl, when Blair Waldorf wants her Columbia apartment to be pre-war rather than post-war... :D

Merci beaucoup!
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