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En cherchant sur un site de coiffure afro, j'ai trouvé tresses plaquées. Google donne des résultats similaires pour braided cornrows, tresses plaquées et tresses collées.


You might call it a délicatesse ... because its scrupules sur ce qui touche à la probité fits with 'minced' oath, and, délicatesse has a soupçon of the "culinary delicacy" (agréable au goût) also. Alternatively maybe a juronet or juronette, or (following Papa Poule's line of thinking) "un fils de juron". The above are jokes of mine, i.e. neologisms. In ...


When someone calls me a ["mot insultant"/"gros mot" (disons "con", par exemple)] in French, they sometimes preface the word with "espèce de." Usually with only the context/tone of voice/gravity of my transgression I can surmise that being an "espèce de con" is somehow worse than being simply a "con." In light of the above discussion of my personal ...


En France, on appelle cela des tresses africaines. Google images en donne plusieurs exemples.

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