Nothing to Write Home About Part of the deal
HANDHandle for a little shaver?
ATRAMet tragedy, perhaps?
OPERAWords that lead to nothing?
ALLOR [“all or nothing”]Bird in the bush?
EMU [the Australian bush]
Theme: intrusive letter D in phrasesSoundly defeat by cheating?
DOURMANINHAVANAGrade that describes this puzzle’s theme
DPLUS Head slapper's cry
DOH [Isn’t it DUH?] "How adorable!"
AWW [isn't it spelled AW]Latin lover's declaration
TEAMO [I’d go with the cigar brand, not the foreign expression]ARME a feu: French gun
[I know “arme blanche” is in English, but is this?]
Three grins = Excellent: Loved it; Two grins = Good: Enjoyed it; One grin = Satisfactory: A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Unsatisfying: No funFor a discussion on foreign terms, click on “Forum” tab, look under “General Discussion” (page 2) and select ZENOPHOBIA.