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Have a Fat Morning

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A French idiom that means “to sleep in” or “lie around lazily in bed after waking” is faire la grasse matinée, literally to “make the fat morning.” If you fall in love easily, you’re said to have un coeur d’artichaut, or “an artichoke heart.” That metaphor stems from the longer saying un coeur d’artichaut, une feuille pour tout le monde, meaning “an artichoke heart, a leaf for everyone.” This is part of a complete episode.

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