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Confrerie des fins Mangeux d\'Lentilles verts du Berry

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01:20 Jun 18, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
French term or phrase: Confrerie des fins Mangeux d\'Lentilles verts du Berry
Confrerie des fins Mangeux d'Lentilles verts du Berry

taken from a banner during a parade in Paris.
Julie Frostick
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Summary of answers provided
naBrothers, this could be the end of Berry agriculture.Franky
naBerry Brotherhood of Green Bean Gourmets
Parrot
naThe Berry Brotherhood of Green Lentil ConnoisseursBryde
naBerry Brotherhood of Green Bean EatersMarcus Malabad
naGourmets Brotherhood/ Green lentils of Berry (french province)Albert Golub


  

Answers


16 mins
Gourmets Brotherhood/ Green lentils of Berry (french province)


Explanation:
enjoy your lentils!

Albert Golub
Local time: 16:16
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 359
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38 mins
Berry Brotherhood of Green Bean Eaters


Explanation:
sounds snappier, no?

rhymes with 'merry brotherhood'
imagine a French Robin Hood munching beans (too bad, small insects die in his wake) ;-)

Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 16:16
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in TagalogTagalog
PRO pts in pair: 390
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4 hrs
The Berry Brotherhood of Green Lentil Connoisseurs


Explanation:
Just another variation

Bryde
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6 hrs
Berry Brotherhood of Green Bean Gourmets


Explanation:
Even more alliterative. This is fun!

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 16:16
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1861
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12 hrs
Brothers, this could be the end of Berry agriculture.


Explanation:
If it was on a banner written by French farmers, this explanation would be more plausible, given the level of education of French farmers,(no insult intended).
Banners are not often written for fun in France!
francetrad@www.com (Oxford)

Franky
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:16
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