Header French idiom in English To have the midday moon ABA English

Idioms of the World – France

Welcome back to our “Idioms of the World” series!

Time to grab a friend and head on over to beautiful France.

Idiom – Le démon de midi
Meaning – To have a midlife crisis
English idiom – to have a midlife crisis

For the funniest idioms, look no further than our cross-channel neighbours in France. “To have the midday demon” means “to have a midlife crisis”. And what better way to explain reaching 50 and suddenly swapping the suit and tie for a ponytail and a Harley than demonic possession?

French idioms in English To have the midday demon ABA English

Thanks Hotel Club, for sharing these images, and Marcus Oakly for creating them.

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