Jemima Kiss

My favourite French word

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4 Responses to “My favourite French word”

  1. Culture Vulture Says:

    Jemima
    You are SO funny!

  2. Caroline Tarbett Says:

    Mine is ceviche (from the Cevennes region) or poitrine (literally means chest but most use it to describe ‘tits’….

  3. sarah newton Says:

    Thats my favourite french word too!

  4. Jerome Richalot Says:

    Originaly a proper noun, that of Prefet Eugene Poubelle, who tried to improve sanitary conditions in Paris during the XIXth century.

    http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eug%C3%A8ne_Poubelle

    Good ol’ Eugene.

    Jerome