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?