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To jail, comes from la Bastille, the jail where french kings kept opponents quiet...

Submitted May 30th, 2002 by: Yves

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ummm it actually comes from bastille day, which was during the french revolution. the bastille was a jail and a place that held gunpowder Comment by: Une eleve francaise   
Bastille Day comes from La Bastille, so Yves was right. Comment by: Dominique   

 
 

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