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Re: my repousse question revisited....

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Mon, 26 Apr 1999 01:11:35 EDT

In a message dated 4/25/99 9:52:40 PM EST, writes:

<< I'm wondering how it progressed
into having a FRENCH name...hence "repousse." I know what repousse means
but where is the connection? Did the French use it so much that the name
appears with a French word? Am I asking an impossible question? >>
Probably the same reason we have 'collage' and 'bisque' and 'art neuvo,'
France was the center of world art for so long.