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Elle est un Peu Zinzin sur les Bords.....(She is a bit on the cracked side, literally she is cracked around the edges.)

My new favorite book: "Merde! The Real French You Were Never Taught in School" by Genevieve.I am a huge fan of this hilarious read. Even if you never use the super-creative slang and often filthy expressions in this delightful book, it is just plain fun to read the literal translations and practice your accent while wrapping your lips around these truly disgusting vulgarities. Warning: Offensive language. If you can't take it, foutez le camp (get the f*** out of here!)

Here are a few of my favorite(and sometimes useful) phrases and expressions:

"Ou as-tu foutu les clefs de la maison?" Where the hell did you put the house keys?

  "Il pet plus haut que son cul!" He thinks very highly of himself. (literally, he farts higher than his ass.)

"T'as vu ses ecrases-merdes?" Have you seen his really big shoes? (literally his shit squishers)

This one relates to current events if you substitute the name "Dominic Strauss-Kahn for Pere Dupont: