Thursday, 20 April 2017

la course a l’elysée

Just ahead of the first round of French national elections to take place this Sunday (Jour du Scrutin), Oliver Gee of the Local provides a handy guide to navigating the political jargon and labels for issues bandied about when speaking about the race. Fiercely proud of their language and idioms and rightly so, the only Americanism to bleed into this campaign is “fake news,” though one sometimes encounters a ribald accusation of fausses nouvelles.