Quelle Horreur, la Deuxieme Partie

Even the words that they used to describe snacking were revealing. Virginie talked about an en cas which translates as “just in case,” implying a once-in-a-while deviation from your ordinary routine and grignotage from grignoter, which means to nibble or gnaw. The implication is that it is both unusual, and somehow deplorable, to snack.

via The Real Reason Why French are Healthier — Including Their Kids | Family Kitchen.