le plafond
un mendiant

une toquade

           Bonnet
                                     A French billboard...

une toquade (toh-kahd) noun, feminine
  1. crush, infatuation
  2. craze, fad

Expression
avoir une toquade pour quelqu'un = to have a crush on somebody

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Citation du Jour
Les verres d'eau ont les mêmes passions que les océans.
Glasses of water have the same passions as oceans.
--Victor Hugo

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A Day in a French Life...

(The story that originally appeared here, with the French vocabulary (below) is now a part of this book.)

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*References: Maman, arrête. Tu me décoiffes! = Mom, stop it. You're messing up my hair!; beau = handsome; une toquade (f) = crush; pour le moment = for the time being

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