Having one or several hairs in your hand might sound an unusual expression: In fact French has French hairy lot of terms loosely related to hair.
Tomber au poil sometimes tomber pile or a combination of the two, pile poil means something has happened just how it should, perfectly, at the right moment. Much French hairy your facial expressions, the French language believes that your hair can also be indicative of your mood. An old 16th century expression, changer de poilmeans changing your attitude towards something.
If you flatter someone and agree with what they say, it is a case of caresser dans le sens du poil — like stroking "French hairy" cat in the of their fur. Or, to rub someone up the wrong way, you could instead opt to do the opposite: Classifieds Currency exchange Newsletter. Video News Amazing France.
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