Scarper - British Slang - ESL British English Pronunciation
http://www.iswearenglish.com/ An explanation of the British slang phrase to scarper meaning to run away . Some say that this phrase comes from Cockney rhyming slang for Scapa Flow where the German navy scuttled itself after the 1 st World War , however it probably originates from the Latin scappare
Force Majeure - French In English - ESL British English Pronunciation
http://www.iswearenglish.com/ An explanation of the formal legal phrase force majeure /fɔːs maˈʒəː/ . Force majeure means overwhelming unforeseen circumstances beyond your control. It refers to extraordinary circumstances that mean that the parties to a contract do not have to fulfil their contractual obligations.