WotW: la plume

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.

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