The French idiom filer un mauvais coton translates literally to, "spinning a bad thread." The word coton actually means cotton, but is understood as thread. A French-to-French definition of the expression is se laisser aller, which means to let oneself go. Here are some French-to-English translations of filer un mauvais coton: to be heading for trouble; to be going downhill; to be in a bad way; to be going to pot.
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Union League Cafe
Where to begin... Union League Café served some of the most amazing classic French dishes I have had. I would go back ASAP for more! We made a reservation for dinner right at 5PM. It was a cold, snowy early evening and we had time to kill after the play, so we went for a… Continue reading Union League Cafe