Saturday, June 16, 2012

Bonjour

"underpants for the man who likes a pouch"

vintage poster by Seguin 1950

(via the wonderful galerie montmartre)


I overheard my girls chatting this morning. Their conversation went something like this:

" I hate it when people add le to things "

" Yeah, me too "

" I mean, if they want to speak French, why don't they just f***ing speak French! "

Ouch!

And I thought I was so cool referring to my blog as "le blog" and throwing the word sans around! Turns out I'm just a big fat loser!

(and please excuse someone's "French" I don't know where she gets it from?!)

Have a lovely weekend x






23 comments:

  1. Haha!
    I overheard a funny conversation on the train yesterday...
    Young boy 1: Do you know why you get only the old trains on the Midland line?
    Young boy 2: The platforms are shorter?
    Young boy 3: Well, no... not to be mean or anything, but most of the unpleasant people live on your line and they don't want people throwing bottles and stuff at the new trains.

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  2. Hahahaha, I sprinkle French throughout my conversations. All the time.

    Your girls would think me tres passe. Bien sur. ;)

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  3. LOL - that's gold Kylie.
    ps You ain't loser - you rock!!

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  4. So funny out of the mouths of babes

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  5. You just never know what kids are going to say. My almost-3-year-old Grandson #1 used the same word yesterday, although it was clear he had no idea what it meant, as he didn't use it in any way that was remotely meaningful. I told him I knew a bunch of words that were funnier than that one and proceeded to make up a bunch of nonsense words that had him howling with laughter and imitating me, and he had quickly forgotten the new addition to his vocabulary...LOL

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  6. Not sure what kinda guy would need those pants. Maybe one with a LOT to store.

    I must agree (minus the foul language of course!) with your girl. I'm no fan of adding 'le' to a word.
    Having said that, I do say 'sans' and 'en route' so I am guilty in some ways.

    It's strange overhearing conversations between your children. On one hand it's nice to get a glimpse into their world, on the other, you realise you're never going to be cool to them. No matter how much you think you are, and that saddens me!

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  7. That poster is tres jolie!

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  8. I love that poster Kylie...happy Sunday :)

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  9. lol...that's too funny! do what makes you happy!!

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  10. I love this post......I have this friend who studied French at uni with me she still loves to do the french thing in restaurants and the likes whilst I try ever so hard to crawl under the table. But sometimes I don't mind dropping the F word in, I feel it gives me power. hahaha

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  11. Great to have you back Kylie!

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  12. hee hee...
    {and all's fine at 64, i hope same goes with you. am dying to see the proof!}
    n♥

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  13. Tee hee I just love the poster.
    Love V

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  14. That's one serious pouch! Trust a modern teen to say it frankly.

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  15. Tres harsh, mais vrai!

    I LOVE that poster, brilliant xx

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  16. LOL kids are funny! And I going to nick Dana's toddler diversion trick!

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  17. My kid swears fluently in French (he's English).
    Not sure if that makes him tres cool or a big loser - sounds so much nicer, though!

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  18. Ha ha kids speak as they find things ;-))Hope all is well with you and your family, have a lovely weekend, dee x

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  19. Haha....if that's all they have to talk about they need to get a le..le..life. Funny stuff.

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  20. oh bless their cotton socks. but please don't dispense with sans - it is a fond favourite and oh so versatile. do you girls say - like- every second word?

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