Amuse-Bouche No. 10: The Language of Love
by Julia Frey
Avoir le béguin is to have a crush, but je t’ai dans la peau (I’ve got you under my skin) has nothing to do with love. That’s lust.
In the United States, we pull petals off daisies: “loves me, loves me not.” In France, where hairs are not split, but coupés en quatre
(cut in quarters), plucking marguerites
has SEVEN choices: Il m'aime, un peu, beaucoup,… Continue