“Mon Bon Ami Va Venir Ce Soir (My Good Friend Will Come This Evening)”


French. The singer's good friend comes to see his, undresses and sleeps in his bed. Near midnight she says Hello. The singer says thanks for the hello, but had hoped for more. To lead quail to corn, you have to know how to serve it.


"Quail" -- that is "caille" -- here likely has the same connotation, that is "young woman," in French slang as it does in US slang. See, for example "Suburban slang greets visitors to France" by John Lichfield, June 6, 2001, "In ...verlan -- the ... language of ... French, suburban youth -- there are more than 50 ways of referring to women. They include "...caille..." from the New Zealand Herald site. - BS


  1. Peacock, pp. 300-301, "Mon Bon Ami Va Venir Ce Soir" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Pea300


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1959 (Peacock)
Found in: Canada(Newf)