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Get the vocab: feuille
Meaning a sheet of paper or leaf, feuille also means a gossip rag when talking about the printed press (such as Le Canard Enchaîné). Être dur de la feuille means to be hard of hearing. For those who enjoy a classic game of rock, paper, scissors, the French equivalent is pierre, feuille, ciseaux. As in English, when someone is very scared and shaking with fear, you can use the expression: trembler comme une feuille.