Word (or phrase) of the day

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Découvrir/reveler le pot aux roses.

Uncover or reveal a secret.

https://www.lawlessfrench.com/expressio ... aux-roses/

Feel free to add your own :D
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féminicide - used often on French radio to distinguish the dead victims of domestic violence from other homicides.
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A phrase in Franglais from Amazon, I am going there tomorrow on a guided visit, their E-mail confirmation header was:

Reminder for your Visite de notre centre de distribution Amazon

I didn't even notice it the first time round.

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From the article shown in this thread, viewtopic.php?f=34&t=5334&p=104041#p104041, two phrases/words: 1. Face au bourbier du Brexit - Faced with the Brexit quagmire (my wife says bourbier also means bordel, merdasse and, more pertinently, dog's breakfast), and 2. Nous sommes la risée de l'Europe - We are the laughing stock of Europe.
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Bourbier = The slobbering journalists and politicians drooled so much saliva for years that the all the earth in the UK has turned into mud.
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Post withdrawn - see below - my apologies.
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I think Flaneur's original idea was that the word or phrase is in French, bearing in mind the topic is in the French Language part of the forum. :)
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