Celebrate Bastille Day with Daisy the Curly Cat

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How do you like my chapeau? That’s French for “hat.” You might wonder why I’m wearing a French beret, and why my hat is so BIG. Today is Bastille Day, a special day to celebrate everything French, which is why I’m wearing this jaunty beret. My hat is so big on account of my head is tiny.

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Since this is a day to celebrate everything French, let’s learn some important French words!

Cat = chat
Dog = chien
Biscuit = petit gâteau sec
Pretty = jolie
Please = s’il vous plaît (this word is optional)

Now if we ever go to France (and I believe I should since I already have the hat), we can communicate our needs. Repeat after me: “Donner la jolie chat un petit gâteau sec, s’il vous plaît.” I am pretty sure that means “gimme a treat!” But I could be wrong.

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Whew, that’s a mouthful! French is hard to learn, because you have to rrrrrrroll the letter rrrrrrrrrrr inside your mouth. I’ll just practice for a while. Happy Bastille Day, and au revoir!

What is your favorite French saying?

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14 Comments

  1. she wore a raspberry beret… the kind you find in a second hand store…

  2. Daisy, you certainly have that ‘je ne sais quoi’!!! Much love to you, Harley and your Mommeh!

  3. Daisy the Curly CatJuly 14, 2014 at 8:41 am

    It’s pretty warm, so I don’t wear much more!

  4. Daisy the Curly CatJuly 14, 2014 at 8:42 am

    Merci beaucoup!

  5. Pricilla -SpokesGoatJuly 14, 2014 at 10:08 am

    Vous etes une tres bell chat, Marguarite. Je voudrais manger un petit gâteau sec avec vous.

  6. Daisy the Curly CatJuly 14, 2014 at 10:23 am

    Merci Pricilla! Vous êtes un très bon chèvre.

  7. So good to see you looking so jolie Daisy!

  8. heureux Jour de la Bastille à vous marguerite et harley; vous regardez magnifique dans votre chapeau et je suis pour ma part SO pour la France et le shopping! étreintes fille de dai$y

    and if this translates wrong it’s boomers fault !!! hugs girl from dai$y =^..*=

  9. Daisy the Curly CatJuly 14, 2014 at 1:08 pm

    Merci!

  10. Daisy the Curly CatJuly 14, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    Salut dai$y! Un jour, nous devrions aller en France ensemble et aller faire du shopping!

  11. Très bon, Mademoiselle Daisy!

  12. I can’t be witty like all your smart friends, Daisy. But I really like this post! You are so sweet I’m your hat.
    Your furend, TK.

  13. Daisy the Curly CatJuly 15, 2014 at 7:32 am

    Merci, Sparkle!

  14. Daisy the Curly CatJuly 15, 2014 at 7:32 am

    TK, you are kind and a good friend!

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