Origin of Franco-
Examples from the Web for franco
But the film lags during long stretches—particularly in the middle, when Franco and Rogen are separated from one-another.Sony’s ‘The Interview’: A Glorious, Patriotic, and Katy Perry-Filled Mess|Marlow Stern|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or perhaps Franco, meta-celeb extraordinaire, could star in the movie himself?Kim Jong Un, Avert Your Eyes: Sony’s ‘The Interview’ Gets the Porn Parody Treatment|Aurora Snow|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then, Rogen convinces Franco to drink some contaminated water from a stream—which causes the 127 Hours Oscar nominee to dry-heave.
Rogen refuses to share his toilet paper with Franco, and then they run into trouble starting a fire.
One fan asks Franco, in severely broken English, for “advices” on becoming an actress.James and the Giant Internet Company: Franco and AOL Get Kissy Faces|Amy Zimmerman|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her reticence and Uncle Piero's fatherly benevolence gave Franco time to place himself beyond the possibility of recall.
She did not know, however, that as Franco had not arrived by the coach from Ceneri, Ismaele had gone to bed.
Gilardoni saw she suspected a secret, and, hoping to distract her thoughts, asked her if Franco intended to start at once.
He went so far as to sketch for Franco the outlines of a letter to his wife, with a list of the arguments he must expound.
Then Franco let the letter fall, and stretching his hands above his head, he uttered a long "Ah!"
Word Origin for Franco-
word-forming element meaning "French," from Medieval Latin comb. form of Franci "the Franks," hence, by extension, "the French" (see Frank). Used in forming English compound words from early 18c.