Cinq mots de plus

Five more words to take you closer to a perfect grasp of French:

Un bourdon : a bumblebee and: ‘avoir le bourdon’ : ‘to have the blues’;        ‘un bougnat’ : ‘a coal merchant who also runs a small café’ – that surprised you, I should imagine;       une trois-pièces : a three-piece suit, a three-room flat;       trompeter : to trumpet (abroad), to shout from the rooftops;       une trois-portes : a two-door hatchback (car).

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