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First, crâne de piaf literally means “sparrow skull”, not “skull sparrow”. But that would not be an accurate translation: piaf is a slang term for any kind of small bird. It often alludes to the fact that birds have small heads, and thus connotes a lack of intelligence. Crâne (skull) is simple metonymy for head and transitively for brain, and commonly used ...

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