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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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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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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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The best ways to learn French?…We give you three

André Gide said “Que l’on parle bien quand on parle dans le désert!”…Wondering if this is French?

It sure is French! The above quote literally means “We are so eloquent, when we talk in the desert!” French is a beautiful language not because of fancy pronunciations of its words, but because of the people that speak it! When...

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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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To be or not to be French…in the world of manicures

Colors can say so much. Red lips say “daring,” a black gown “timeless,” neon anything says “I wasn’t around in the ’80s.” And a French manicure?

Colors can say so much. Red lips say "daring," a black gown "timeless," neon anything says "I wasn't around in the '80s." And a French manicure?

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5 reasons to take your date to a French restaurant

Add a little French spark to your date and who knows, fireworks may be in store for you!

Worrying about how to make that date night special? You've already done the local hot spots, all the restaurants that are well known and cuisines that are regularly a part of your life. Since we are out to make every date count...

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