I was thrilled in my first French class, overjoyed to be studying a foreign language. Learning words in another language was like filling a trousseau, gift-by-gift, eager to take a new name in marriage.
by Therese L. Broderick
NOTE: Today’s simile is in honor of foreign language classes and teachers. The university in Albany is eliminating programs in French, Italian, Russian, Classics, and theater because of funding cuts.