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Pardon my French!

Things not to say in French to save yourself from embarassment.

Sometimes in the process of learning a language, we may say something with the right intention and right words only to imply something totally different in the spoken language. French has these pitfalls for new learners as well...

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Do you know how many people speak French in the United States? – Here are the numbers from Facebook

Add me, poke me, like me…The choice is yours. Welcome to Facebook! Finding Friends has never been easier. Some numbers for you to know your chances of finding French friends in your state.

  Francophones are “French-speaking” people. For our survey and calculations we have used the number of people on Facebook who speak French against the total population of the State in consideration as per the census of 2011...

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7 French something’s that are not so French!

“When in doubt attribute quotes to Mark Twain”, so said Mark Twain. So believable, right? Yet, rest assured he never said it and it is entirely untrue.

“When in doubt attribute quotes to Mark Twain”, so said Mark Twain. So believable, right? Yet, rest assured he never said it and it is entirely untrue.

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Party like the French?…14th of July it is!

“Vive le 14 juillet!” or Long live the 14th of July

  Storming of a prison, sparking of the French Revolution…July 14th is celebrated as Fête Nationale “Bastille Day” all over France and by Francophiles all over the world. Stepping back… Built as a medieval fortress on the...

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