Monday, August 20, 2012



Life in the basse-cour, a show for all to see when entering Gerberoy, one of the prettiest villages of France and located in the heart of Picardie. The small utility trailer doubling as a roost is a spot from which the hens like to see and be seen.

la téléréalité:  reality television
la basse-cour:  farmyard
un dindon:  a turkey cock, a gobbler
une dinde:  a turkey; also slang for a silly woman
glouglouter:  to gobble (like a turkey); to gurgle
glouglou:  gobble
engloutir:  to gobble up, devour
un perchoir:  a roost, a perch

faire la loi:  rule the roost

©2012 P.B. Lecron

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