“The pigeons appeared in the fall. They swarmed Twitter and Facebook. They had their own hashtag, “#geonpi,” which was “pigeon” rendered in verlan, the French slang that splits a word in half and inverts the parts.”
—The French appear to have a classier, skinny form of pig latin that wears cunning scarves and eats smaller croissants. Also, oh, man, Gérard Depardieu.