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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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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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The 100 best French movies ever- Part 2

On hearing “Je ne regrette rien” for the first time, had Edith Piaf exclaim, “You’re marvelous! This is exactly what I’ve been waiting for! It’s incredible! It’s me! That’s my life, it’s me.”

  So, continuing with our list of best French movies from last week, here are our recommendations –Take 2. Get your popcorn ready! 1. The City of Lost Children (1995) La Cité des enfants perdus A movie that began winning a...

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