Word of the Week…en Français
la plume /la//plym/ (feminine noun)
A feather – something you’ll see a lot of during mardi gras parades! Voyageurs are said to have used feathers to decorate their hats, especially when going to the rendezvous. See: Collins French for pronunciation, McGill University lesson on the voyageurs, and the Festival du Voyageur activity workbook.