English Mnemonic for French Vocabulary: pouce, index, majeur, annulaire, auriculaire

English mnemonic for the French words: pouce, index, majeur, annulaire, and auriculaire English: thumb, index finger, middle finger, ring finger, and little finger Thumb is pouce since when you PUSH thumbtacks in with you thumb, your pouce.  Index is index because well, it’s the same. Middle finger is majeur because it’s the longest one. And because […]

English Mnemonic for French Vocabulary: pompier

English mnemonic for the French word: pompier English: firefighter At a royal wedding, there’s so much pomp and circumstance, a local firefighter is greatly angered. He appears in full regalia, including helmet, and dragging a firehose. He bellows sarcastically over and over, “POMP! YAY! Ridiculous. Yeah right, POMP! YAY!” Whereupon, he wets everyone down. Especially […]

English Mnemonic for French Vocabulary: gratte-ciel

English mnemonic for the French word: gratte-ciel English: skyscraper You’ll never believe the awful vermin in the Empire State Building, a man says to you. It’s full of grout seals! You inspect several floors and find them overrun with vicious, snarling seals covered in mildew, and converging on the bathrooms, where they eat all the grout, […]