Speaking of food, novelists and philosophers occasionally do just that.

Le Divorce
by Diane Johnson, (1997)

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"And sometimes at (the dinner) table, French people are infected by mad gaity. I am never sure what has started this, but suddenly they are throwing pieces of bread to eachother up and down the table - polite people who have changed for dinner, throwing bread as in a boarding house."

Does such behavior fall under the heading of joie de vivre or je ne sai quoi?


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