Posts Tagged ‘manchon’

I grabbed a handful of usages that have appeared on OffQc since post #1000 and put them in a cloud. Can you explain to yourself how each one might be used? You can click on the image for a larger version.

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The woman in line in front of me ordered coffee.

She then wanted one of those cardboard coffee cup sleeves because her coffee was hot — except she didn’t know what they were called.

This is what she wanted:

It’s called un manchon.

She didn’t ask for a tray, but if she had, she could’ve asked for un cabaret, which is this:

If she’d wanted a tray to take outside of the restaurant, she could’ve asked for un cabaret de transport, which is this:

  • un manchon
  • un cabaret
  • un cabaret de transport

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