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Brian E.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

So many questions!

Where do I even start with this one? ;) “ L'Incroyable au chocolat blanc et au spéculoos, L'Impensable au café, L'Excentrique à la cerise... Miam !” Is this structure a bit like a phrase, or poetic speech? Why the capitalisations? Why “l’ au ”? And what are spéculoos? :)
Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Brian,

These are the names of the 'spécialités de la maison' so they become proper nouns.

A 'spéculoo' is the little biscuit often served with cups of coffee in coffee shops - 

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sp%C3%A9culoos

 

Hope this helps!

Chris W.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

They are capitalized because they are the names of three brands of taste. And a simple Google search will reveal what spéculoos are.

Brian E.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Hi Chris, I checked Word Reference and didn’t find find the word. Yes, I could have checked Google too, but didn’t on this occasion. 

So many questions!

Where do I even start with this one? ;) “ L'Incroyable au chocolat blanc et au spéculoos, L'Impensable au café, L'Excentrique à la cerise... Miam !” Is this structure a bit like a phrase, or poetic speech? Why the capitalisations? Why “l’ au ”? And what are spéculoos? :)

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