billet-doux


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billet-doux

A love letter. John was so enamored with the new girl in his class that he wrote a billet-doux and slipped it into her locker after school.
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In the billet-doux example, the actual paper mill and actual rags matter less than the relation between bodies and texts at once imaginary and grounded in material fact.
" (24) This is the kind of archive of matter posited in the handkerchief to billet-doux paper mill advertisement, too.
Like the billet-doux paper mill advertisement, the 1779 magazine story, "The Adventures of a Quire of Paper" details for readers the circuits between human bodies, material texts, and what is written on paper.
Stevenson was a Casanova of the billet-doux, and much of his love life was conducted by letter.
Why now - both came out just before Valentine's Day, that particular occasion of capitalist-inspired and industry-produced billet-doux - and why, indeed, love poetry?
A romantic billet-doux containing a pressed violet was a "double letter" charged at twice the single rate.
A corporate secretary often took pride in writing the entire billet-doux by hand.
With the help of her two young sons, she uses chocolate bits to stud an abbreviated billet-doux traced on the super-size heart.
FOUND an ancient billet-doux the day at the back a drawer.
billet-doux Pronounced 'bee-yay doo', this is a love letter.
Nominees are: Ellen Corey, Coaching by Corey; Marianne Guinee, 4ci Management -- Balancing Life's Challenges; Norman May, Full Service Office Solutions; and Melinda McElroy, billet-doux stationary and invitations.
And when will those hurling their hatefilled bigoted billet-doux in my direction actually get a life?
He may conceivably be feeling a little touchy over the reviews he has garnered over here, some of which would make poison pen letters seem like billet-doux in comparison.
The secret message in the billet-doux is that, in the words of the old love song, Mandelson deserves "Just One More Chance", and soon.
In effect, you can send a wee billet-doux to your loved ones round the globe and it will not only incorporate a few spectacular Scottish images, straight off a tin of biscuits, but will throw in some suitable Burns love poetry.