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idées au dessus de son gare expression or saying

Ideas above his station, a classic put-down of those trying to advance themselves by those who consider themselves superior

Origin

Studiedly bad French: it literally means ideas above [his] railway station

Collected by

Aunt D – 1970s
Dorothy Collard – maternal aunt of Naomi

Notes

Je sais qu’il faut écrire *sa* gare, mais avez-vous remarqué les mots «mauvais français»?
—M

Submitted: 04/02/2022 by Mark ● Last updated: 04/02/2022 14:02 by Mark

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