French hours
 n.— «Up at 6 to get ready for the day’s shoot (civilized French hours of noon to 8 p.m.), in bed some time after 1 a.m. » —“‘A Man And A Woman’ Redux: Trying To Rekindle The Ashes” by William Hall Los Angeles Times (California) Mar. 9, 1986. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)