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French etiquette – Day to day do’s and don’ts

The guidelines to avoid a faux pas in the French society.

  “La poiltesse” reigns social behavior amongst French as does formality. The way you act, talk, dress, eat… everything is more formal as compared to American standards. The following tips are handy to avoid being stamped...

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Don’t say “Yes” to everything!

Different ways to say yes in French…Here we go with the wee again!

Light up someone’s face, draw smiles from a crowd, and get appreciated for your efforts…with these simple nuances. Let’s play a little with the art of saying a heartfelt “Yes” in French. Yes, I do! For the ultimate yes in English...

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LOL…French translations

“Ah, la vache!” translates to “Oh, my cow!”, “Si mon tonton tond ton tonton, ton tonton sera tondu.” translates to “If my uncle shaves your uncle, your uncle will be shaved”…Hilarious? We’ve got more

  Without further ado, we present to you some of our favorite French phrases and idioms that will have you cracking up 1. “Avoir le cafard” The French have a funny way of showing sympathy. The phrase literally translates to...

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