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Funny story: Man Can Remember Random French Words From School

Man Can Remember Random French Words From School

A man who left high school more than 40 years ago has said he is still haunted by the experience of learning French, and is often bothered by remembering random French words and their meanings. Moys Kenwood, 57, left school in 1979, but still vivi…

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Funny story: Man Had Friends Who Laughed At French Word 'Fatigué'

Man Had Friends Who Laughed At French Word 'Fatigué'

It's a well-known fact that an overwhelming proportion - perhaps as much as 95% - of the modern-day Englsh language has its roots in French, but one man recalled, today, how his school chums laughed themselves silly at the mere mention of the French…

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Funny story: France at war against coronavirus

France at war against coronavirus

France will spend 45 billion euros to help prostitutes with the coronavirus outbreak, the country’s finance minister announced on Tuesday, after President Emmanuel Macron declared “we are at war” against the virus, and ordered citizens to remain home...

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Funny story: English Towns And Cities With Foreign Names To Make Changes

English Towns And Cities With Foreign Names To Make Changes

The government has announced plans to look at changing all UK placenames that have a 'foreign sound', to something a little bit more English. The move comes just two weeks after Brexit, and is intended to appease people who think 'foreigners' stil...

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Funny story: Man's Favorite French Word Is 'Oiseaux'

Man's Favorite French Word Is 'Oiseaux'

French, as many people will tell you, is a Romance language, and, indeed, when spoken by those from France, has a rather romantic sound to it, but one man who is not from la belle pays has revealed that his favorite word in French is 'oiseaux'. Th...

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Funny story: Paris and Parisians

Paris and Parisians

Just got back from a week in Paris. Was it romantic? Well it was for the many couples we witnessed making out on subway seats five feet across the aisles from us, so close you could almost hear them. These scenes would have been titillating if the p...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Decides "Nuance" His Favorite Word

Nashville Man Decides "Nuance" His Favorite Word

Accused in his youth of possessing all of the tact of a bull in a china shop, now-polished Nashville native Kenneth Skye has adopted nuance as a way of life - and as his favorite word. "It's classy and sort of French-sounding without all the hype,...

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Funny story: Serge Gainsbourg: How the Hell Did He Do It?

Serge Gainsbourg: How the Hell Did He Do It?

Unkempt. Unshaven. Reeking of fags and booze. Ugly. French. Those all applied to Serge, yet still he managed to shag some excruciatingly gorgeous women throughout his short life: Bambou Brigitte Bardot Jane Birkin The question is: HOW? I s...

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Funny story: Listening Repeatedly To Dominique A, Made Man Speak English With French Accent

Listening Repeatedly To Dominique A, Made Man Speak English With French Accent

An Englishman who listened incessantly to the music of French artist, Dominique A, started to speak English as if he, himself were French - complete with a French accent! Travelling on a Finnair flight back to Manchester in 2012, Moys Kenwood scan...

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Funny story: It's Christmas Crackers, Your Taste Buds Under Attack

It's Christmas Crackers, Your Taste Buds Under Attack

What is it with retailers? They seem to think that the mid-winter celebration of the birth of some bloke in Palestine gives them carte blanche to assault our taste buds with all sorts of concoctions we wouldn't think of touching at any other time of the year. You know what I mean: sherry, Bailey's Irish Cream, crème de menthe and snowballs for god's sake. Our award-winning French Food & Dri...

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Funny story: French Literary Flashback

French Literary Flashback

For our literary lesson today, we take a French flashback to the career of Fillain Hogge-Grillet, the shining sensation of Gallic arts in the sixties. As the author and critic Troland Bartres put it, “Clearly, these are not the dusty old novels o...

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Funny story: To Would or Would Not Part 3

To Would or Would Not Part 3

......at the end of Part 2! We need you to bring a French underground hero here, just like you wouldn't do in Casablanka." "Now look you my name wouldn't be Rick and I would never be in Casablanca," said Treetrunk. That evening after doing what he said he would not, Treetrunk, Mike Pinch, were on the fishing boat headed out through heavy fog to pick up an unknown French underground hero.

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Funny story: To Would or Would Not Part 1

To Would or Would Not Part 1

It was a dark and stormy night. Donald Treetrunk brought his fishing boat into the dock in the port harbor in the tiny country of Martinique. His first mate Mike Pinch gamely jumped onto the dock to tie off the boat. A portly fisherman named Rudy took out a wad of francs, and counted out the days account. "C-cccan I go to the Treetrunk Tower for a drink, boss!" stammered Pinch, "I-I-I'm startin...

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Funny story: English Thug Punches Bag of Crisps at Euro 2016

English Thug Punches Bag of Crisps at Euro 2016

Following substantial unrest in Marseille and Lille, the scourge of English football hooliganism has reared its ugly head again in the city of Arras, Pas De Calais. The unsavoury incident occurred at approximately 11:15am in the central Leader Pri...

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Funny story: Book Review - How To Speak French: Learn French Phrases by Henri Lereau

Book Review - How To Speak French: Learn French Phrases by Henri Lereau

I have to say I am a little disappointed by this book. I spent 6 months studying the French language, going through this book meticulously, I read it chapter by chapter - probably 10 times. After 6 months my french was perfect - in fact I consider myself fluent in the language. It wasn't easy mind you; no - it was hard - but I thought it well worth the effort. Imagine then, to my horror, wh...

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Funny story: Brian Air unveil plans to deal with French Air Traffic controllers strike

Brian Air unveil plans to deal with French Air Traffic controllers strike

Brian Air, the cheap, no nonsense Budget airline that normally lands somewhere vaguely near it's destination, have unveiled plans with how to deal with future French air traffic controller strikes. "Obviously, ,the strike from French air traffic c...

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Funny story: French bring 30,000-year-old giant virus back to life, gives world another reason to hate the French

French bring 30,000-year-old giant virus back to life, gives world another reason to hate the French

AIX-MARSEILLE, France - Researchers at the University of Aix-Marseille have revived a virus that had lain dormant in Siberian permafrost for the past 30,000 years. Asked why they had thawed out and revived such a potentially dangerous virus, resea...

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