What, France worry?
: France has a terror alert system. Why? Don’t they befriend terrorists? (Oh, come on, take a joke.)
They just upgraded the terror alert system to the American multicolor model: yellow, orange, red, scarlet (of course, they’d use a fancy color, they’re French!).
Merde in France suggests a different palate based on the weather in Paris: light gray, gray, dark gray, and soot black.
Or may I suggest: Yellow, Yellower, Yellowest, and Sacre Blue.
: Update: Dan Hon has lots of French updates.