Monthly Archives: July 2011
Don’t confuse ‘un mulet’ (a mule) with ‘un mulot’ (a field mouse). Or ‘un hochet’ (a rattle) with ‘un hoquet’ (a hiccup). The phrase ‘prendre la mouche’ (lit. to take the fly) means ‘to get huffy’.
September 3 and 4 2011: the largest and most exciting ‘flea-market’ in Europe is held in Lille 3 and 4 September this year. Make sure you secure hotel accommodation or somewhere nice to stay, and stock up with French novels! … Continue reading
Un surnom is a nickname not a surname, and tongs are flip-flops!!
Book Two is due to be published in August 2011; it’s available by pre-order on amazon.co.uk