Over the course of some time I have been building up a list of French interjections, sounds and other filled pause expressions. I thought it might be useful to others if I shared this list with you. Does anyone know of any others to add to this list? This might be something that could be built up in a glossary. I don't have Excel on my computer to do it though. Achoum! – Atishoo! (a sneeze) Ah! – Ah! Aïe! – Ouch! Ow! Alors! – Well! Argh! – Argh! Badaboum! – Crash! Bah! – Pah! Nonsense! Fiddlesticks! Rubbish! My foot! You don’t say so! Ben! – Erm! Err! Um! Uh! Berk! – Yuk! Beurk! – Yuck! Bof! – Hmmm! I don’t know. Not so good. Bouh! – Boo! Boum boum! – bang bang! Ça alors! – Well! Just think of that! Chut! – Shhh! Hush! Clac! – Smack! Thwack! Crac! – Crack! Eh! – Eh! Eh bien – Well Eh bien, alors! – Well, then! Eh oui – I’m afraid so Euh! – Erm! Err! Um! Uh! Flac! – Splash! Glouglou – Glug glug, Gurgle gurgle Ha! – Ah! Haha! – Ah-ha! Ha ha! – Ha ha! Hein! – Eh! What? Hé! – Hay! Heu! – Erm! Err! Um! Uh! Hi, hi – Boo-hoo! Hic! – Hick! Hiccup! Hip! Hip! Hourra! – Hip! Hip! Hooray! (Hurrah!) Hmm! – Umph! Hourra! – Hooray! Yay! Hurrah! Hum! – Umph! Ma foi! – Well! Miam miam! – Yum yum! Mon Dieu! – My God! Ô! – Oh! Ouah! – Pfworr! Wow! Ouf! – Phew! Oh là là! - Wow! Oh là là là là! – Uh oh! Oh dear! Ouille! – Ow! Ouch! Ouin! Ouin! – Wah! Wah! (baby crying) Pan pan! – Bang-bang! (Gunshot) Patati patata – Blah blah blah! Patatras! – Crash! Peuh! – Poo! (What a stink!) Pinpon pinpon– Ner-nah ner-nah (siren on police car, fire-engine, ambulance) Pouah! – Poo! (What a stink!) Plouf! – Splash! Sacrebleu! – Damn! Sacredié ! – Damn! Sacredieu! – Damn! Tac tac! – knock knock! Tant pis! = never mind! It can’t be helped! Tic-tac – tick-tock Toc-toc! – knock-knock! Tratata! – Pah! Rubbish! Fiddlesticks! Youpi! – Hooray! Hurrah! Goodie! Vlan! V’lan! – Whack! Thwack! Slap! Zut! – Damn! Blast!