douche écossaise

wildan1

Moderando ma non troppo (French-English, CC Mod)
English - USA
#9
a real roller-coaster ride (dans le sens d'une situation alternant entre des aspects positifs et négatifs)
 

haldokan

Senior Member
Inuktitut! - Canada
#16
An example of figurative usage:
Entre les acclamations et les coups-bas, j'ai l'habitude de la douche écossaise.
 

itka

Senior Member
français
#17
It seems to me it is related to the check fabric of tartan : red and green for instance.
Two different things regularly alternating :
- for the shower : cold/warm
- for news : agreable/disagreable
 
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