PO­LIT­I­CAL SPEECH

Living France - - À La Maison -

The evoca­tive lan­guage used by Pres­i­dent Macron dur­ing the pres­i­den­tial cam­paign has been trend­ing on Twit­ter. The Pres­i­dent re­ferred to Le Pen’s pol­icy prom­ises as poudre de per­limp­in­pin – mean­ing a rem­edy that is sup­pos­edly mirac­u­lous but to­tally in­ef­fec­tive. A good English equiv­a­lent might be fairy dust.

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