Sunday 06 July 1997
Les Afters - after-hour clubs and bars
Il faut speeder - we'd better hurry up
Checkez la meuf - check out that chick
C'est cosy - fashion term for anything cool, relaxed or bistro feel
Il est clean - he's nice looking and inoffensive
C'est classe - it's fab
C'est top - it's great
Il a un bon look - he's got good taste in clothes and is probably wearing at least one designer label
C'est tres Seventies/tres fashion - it's a bit try-hard or fashion victim
On va bruncher dimanche? - a desperately nonchalant way to say how about lunch Sunday
Petit - insert before every noun to show how deeply with-it you are: petit cafe, petit desert, petit bonjour, on va prendre un petit vert
Truc - literally 'thingy' or 'wotsit'. Insert in place of any noun you are too lazy or too cool to pronounce.
Jo from Northern Ireland was less than impressed by Russell Brand's attempt to stage a publicity stunt
Life & Style blogs
Alexander McQueen at auction: What makes a really great piece of fashion?
A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
No female ejaculation, please, we’re British: a history of porn and censorship
Stressed nurses are 'forced to choose between health of patients and their own'
Pornhub: Kim Kardashian's sex tape is the most-watched porn video of all-time
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
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