bonnet blanc et blanc bonnet – French expression

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c’est bonnet blanc et blanc bonnet – same difference – Mot du Jour à FrenchHour

c’est bonnet blanc et blanc bonnet – it’s wool hat white and white wool hat. In everyday French, c’est bonnet blanc et blanc bonnet means ‘same old, same old’, or ‘same difference’. It’s often used to talk about politics to mean ‘it makes no difference what we’re talking about’.

  • « Ah non, je suis pas d’accord : je pense pas que ces 2 candidats, ce soit bonnet blanc et blanc bonnet. Ils n’ont pas du tout le même programme. »
    • “Ah no, I don’t agree: I don’t think that for these 2 candidates, it’s the same difference . They don’t have the same platform at all.”
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