Word of the Week: ‘une grosse légume’

This week, we’re looking at one of my favourite French expressions: ‘une grosse légume’.  Word of the Week: ‘Grosse légume’.  How to pronounce it: Grow-ss lay-goom.  What it means in English: Although it literally translates as ‘large vegetable’, it’s a French slang term that’s used to describe someone who’s very powerful or influential, a bit…