“You noticed him too,” she said to her friend.
“I think everyone did.” They laughed.
“You gave him your number?”
Her friend smiled.
“Les gars comme celui-ci….”
They looked at each other. Too late!
“Well, what else is life for?”
Beauty of the World: In this series I use an “untranslatable word” in a story. These wonderful words capture the beauty of languages around the world.
Frisson (French, n.): a sudden feeling of thrill, combining fear and excitement.
For more wonderfully untranslatable words, see:
- Untranslatable Words, by Tim Lomas, PhD.
- Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words, by Ella Frances Sanders