1. cursed, damned, unlucky, star-crossed (ill-fated)
le Maudit = the Devil
les maudits = the damned
Quel maudit temps! = What lousy weather!
Maudit soit le jour où = Cursed be the day when...
the French comedy, Gazon Maudit (translated to "French Twist") with Josiane Balasko and Victoria Abril.
Mieux vaut allumer une seule et minuscule chandelle que de maudire l'obscurité. Better to light a single, small candle than to curse the darkness.
A Day in a French Life...
The only thing that today's photo has in common with today's story, is the rock wall (just not the same rock wall). The wall in the photo was taken at a nearby farm. As my mom picked giant peaches, I strolled across the gravel path and snapped this photo.
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