Des langues et des noes – Titbits

January 1th, 2015

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Des langues et des noes – Titbits

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I’ n’s’en fallit long comme l’ongl’ye qué jé n’lé talmoûthîsse! – I came this close to thumping him!

v’là tchi vaut mus qu’eune talmoûthe – that’s better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick; that hits the spot

j’n’en vis qu’feu – I saw stars

j’n’y vais qu’feu
– I’m confused, in the dark, I haven’t got a clue

ma vielle chavette! – my foot! my eye! etc.