French Slang Words for Places and Transportation

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Places and Transportation Slang Words

piaule / crèche (f) - bedroom
pieu / plumard / pageot (m) - bed
crècher - to crash, to live
pioncer / roupiller - to sleep
truc / machin (m) - a thing, thingamajig
bordel (m) / bazar (m) / galère (f) - mess
C'est quoi ce bordel ? What is all this mess?
bagnole / caisse (f) - car
baraque (f) - shed, stand, house
bled perdu (m) - nowheresville, in the boonies
→ Je viens du fin fond de la Bretagne dans un bled perdu où il n'y a rien à faire. I come from the boonies at the far end of Brittany, where there's nothing to do.
coin (m) - place in general

se taper 10 bornes à pied - to walk 10 kilometers
borne (f) - kilometer



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