Monday, February 23, 2009
Approx. pronunciation : Monnoyy
Literally : "My Eye!"
Invaluable little French utterance expressing total rebuttal of whatever has just been said.
Manages to have all the vigour, but none of the vulgarity, of the equivalent English-language expressions, which mostly involve parts of the anatomy not normally exposed in polite company.
Parting thot: "Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home." – Bill Cosby