Language notes: playing chicken

The French poetry of poultry

At the November inauguration of the new La République en Marche leader, Christophe Castaner, he was overheard onstage casually muttering to his party colleague and Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe: “Ça allait mon poulet?”, which is roughly translated as ‘Was that alright, chicken?” 

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