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They are Little Italy, Chinatown…We are French District!

French neighborhood in your American neighborhood.

Introducing, French District- your online resource and guide to all the French events, happenings, and fun information in the neighborhood...everything French and everything in USA. Let's add a little Oh la la in life!

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Stereotypically French!…Not our type!

“I am a rare species, not a stereotype.” said Ivan Coyote. Hearing about French stereotypes, one tends to wonder…true or faux?

Stereotypes! What would we do without them? There is the negative connotation to it - 'The tried and tested', 'The hackneyed', 'The clichés' et all. Social psychology would agree to the case being- you see, you generalize, and...

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The 100 best French movies ever – Part 1

Amelie still seeks solitude. She amuses herself with silly questions about the world below, such as “How many people are having an orgasm right now?”

  Picture us with a clipboard! Here is the “Take One” of French District’s list of the best French movies ever. 1. Jean de Florette (1986) One of France’s most famous actors Gerard Depardieu plays a hunchback living in...

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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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