Thursday, April 7, 2011


Vocabulary & Expressions
l'esprit:  the spirit
une tulipe:  a tulip
La Tulipe:  a name given in military camps to corporals and sergeants who had a knack for seducing women during the Ancien Régime, i.e., the old reign before the French Revolution in 1789
faire le joli coeur:  to adopt affected or precious manners, sometimes pretentious, in order to be liked by women

©2011 P.B. Lecron

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