WRITING COMPETITION FOR THE 2022 EDITION OF “DIS-MOI DIX MOTS”
Décalé, divulgâcher, ébaubi, époustouflant, farcer, kaï, médusé, pince-moi, saperlipopette, tintamarre.
* Quirky, to divulge, flabbergasted, breathtaking, to play a prank, aiyah, thunderstruck, pinch me, holy cow, hullabaloo.
Words have the power to astonish us, through their spelling, pronunciation, and layers of nuances in their meaning. Have fun discovering these 10 words whose meanings illustrate the physical and psychological manifestations of stupefaction.
In conjunction with the 2022 edition of “Dis-moi dix mots” (Tell me ten words), Alliance Française de Singapour is organising a story writing competition.
Write a short story:
- on the theme of stupefaction,
- in less than 50 words,
- in either French or English*,
- include three or more of the above ten words.
How to submit:
Post your entries on Instagram between 1 – 31 March and be sure to tag (@afsingapour) and hashtag #50stupefyingwords.
Send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last admission: 31 March. Winners will be announced in the first week of April.