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Qui pour un apéro ??

Qui pour un apéro ??

Here is a new word today: apéritif The word is derived from the Latin verb "aperire", which means to open. An apéritif is an alcoholic drink usually enjoyed as an appetizer before a meal. An apéritif can also refer to a social occasion involving cocktails...

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Une oeuvre, des oeuvres...!

One again, here is a question from Nanditha (India): What means the word "oeuvre"? The word « oe uvre » is literally translated as « Work » But if we want to precise the idea, we can consider “une oeuvre” as an artistic work related to Art. All sorts...

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Many thanks to Live Journal!

I've seen that a kind person from "Live Journal" post a very nice article about my blog! The Modo if this website is: LiveJournal lets you express yourself, share your life, and connect with friends online. You can use LiveJournal in many different ways:...

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L'île de France - IDF

L'île de France - IDF

Here is a question from Nanditha (India) who's asking me about : What is Ile de France (my teacher told me its an island :|, which is wrong, obviously. But I myself don't know what it is :D)? So Nanditha, here are some explanations : It is true that the...

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Step mother & Mother-in-law

Here is a question of Dave related to family bonds and how to name them in French: What are step parents in French? My text says that 'step mother' and 'mother in law' are both 'la belle mère' but it seems like that could be rather confusing.. Indeed...

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A la mode

Hey all :) I received a few questions about the expression : "à la mode" So... what does that mean?? In english or US english people use à la mode to say "with ice crem". That's a funny way to use this idiom because in France à la mode means in fact fashionable...

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Paname et les parigots !

I live in Paname :) But I could also say, in a conventionnal way : I live in Paris ! ( = J'habite à Paris / Paname ) Yes, Paname means Paris ! Paname is well accepted by most of people, it's kinda slang word but not a rude or nasty one. Actually you can...

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What for this blog?

Hello all ! And welcome on Bettizpod, new a blog dedicated to the explanation of French idioms! Here we are between us, it is not a question to teach you French or to teach you the literary language, this blog has for only will to sensitize you with the...

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