Sang Froid…


I was reading a book about the 1800s during British/Napolean times and ran into the phrase “sang froid“. What a great French phrase, it means:

If you have sang-froid, you can keep your cool, even under stress. Your feathers aren’t easily ruffled. Composure, level-headedness, coolness in trying circumstances…

It was used to talk about British officers being in these battles with bullets and shells landing everywhere, and yet they would all measure how well each other could walk in the front lines without batting an eye (despite the fact they were all about to piss themselves). It was treated as very positive as opposed to our modern interpretation of “cold-blooded”.

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