Jan 252013

In French, Checkers translates into the elegant expression of "Jeu de dames", or literally, the "Game of ladies". (click on pictures for high res)

Leica X1 at 24mm, F2.8, 1/30, ISO1600

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  1. In German it's only "Dame" -> "Ladies".

  2. Also, in french Chess is “jeu d’échec” in which échec means both check and failure. Hence the joke: “for some men a game of ladies is a game of failure” (un jeu de dame est un jeu d’échec)

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