Posts Tagged ‘t-shirt’

I took a photo of some jumbo ouates in a supermarket:


Did you catch the literal meaning of ouate de phoque printed on the t-shirt in entry #687?

I wanted to take a photo of a cuddly, little phoque, but I couldn’t find any here in Saint-Léonard. Here’s one from Wikipedia instead:


Ouate de phoque? Seal puff!

Near the jumbo ouates in the supermarket were these bâtonnets ouatés:


They’re usually just called Q-Tips in regular conversations, though.

In Cynthia Dulude’s video about applying eyeliner, she says:

Vous pouvez faire des petites retouches avec un Q-Tips.
You can do little touch-ups with a Q-Tip.

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Phil sends in an image of t-shirts for sale dans le Vieux-Montréal:

Ouate de phoque

J’m’en câlice!
I don’t give a fuck!
I don’t give a damn!

Ouate de phoque
What the fuck
(pronounced the québécois way, of course)

Keep reading: WTF is a “ouate” in French? (#688)

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