Friday 17 September 2010

Des langues et des noes - Titbits

pickle snoozes on the keyboardch'est piéthe qu'ès galéthes! = I'm working my fingers to the bone here!

It's Friday, it's lé jour des chorchièrs, but it's not just the witches and wizards who are hard at work. As industrious people, Jèrriais speakers have plenty of words and expressions for working hard: chinner, s'achéthinner, bouler du travas, travailli à raide braiche, s'ruer, sé dém'ner... but we're too busy to list them all here now. Bouôn weekend!

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