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More French from the radio today — a radio host said this about a song she’d just played on air:

Eille, c’est què’qu’chose, là!
Hey, it’s really great [that song]!
Hey, it’s really somethin’ [that song]!

Què’qu’chose is a contraction of quelque chose, meaning something. This contracted form sounds as if it were written quèc chose in French, or like keck shows using English spelling.

If something’s què’qu’chose, it’s great, remarkable, or just like in English, “something.”

Eille, an interjection meaning hey, sounds like the eille ending of the French word abeille, meaning bee.

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