From A to Z, Twenty-Six Funny, Weird, Vivid French Expressions

 

AVALER DES COULEUVRES

 

 

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Literally: Swallow garter snakes

Best equivalent: Drink the Kool-Aid

 

This post is the first of twenty-six that starts the 2018 A to Z Challenge. Each will be published every day but Sunday, for the entire month of April.

Today is an exception. Maybe because it is April Fool’s Day, Poisson d’Avril for the French.

I already wrote about the twist French give to the tradition of practical jokes. This post is from 2011, when none of you knew me šŸ™‚

See you tomorrow for the letter B!

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