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FRENCH WORD-A-DAY: “Flowers (Fleurs)”

10 Mar
FRENCH WORD-A-DAY: “Flowers (Fleurs)”

image:  http://florasavage.net/

If flowers could talk (and who says they can’t) then these are shouting ALLEZ ZOU! After oggling this sunshiny plant forever–and owning it, for a time–I broke down and ordered the Helianthus grosseserratus or “sawtooth sunflower” seeds. If you, like me, believe your garden or balcony or windowbox cannot live without this jumble of happiness, then order some seeds like I just did!

Image: draxe.com

And now for some French to keep you in the know:

Allez zou!
let’s go!, off you go!
from allez! (interjection) and zou (sound) (like shoo!)

Read  more from source:

http://french-word-a-day.typepad.com/motdujour/flowers/

 
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Posted by on March 10, 2017 in FRENCH FRIDAYS

 

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