Tag Archives: France

A Bachelor Showdown

Last week, the French version of “The Bachelor” (“Le Gentleman Celibataire”) concluded and France and I decided to meet for aperitif to discuss it. France: Alors, what did you think? Much better than the American version, non? I let out … Continue reading

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A Visit from France on the Occasion of My One Year Anniversary

France:  “Bon anniversaire!  Bon anniversaire, bon anniversaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaire, bon anniversaire!” France is standing at my front door holding a cake with candles and singing.  I look confused. France:  You going to let me in, huh?  I don’t know, maybe you prefer … Continue reading

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To Err is Human

“ELLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL…, ERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR…repeté s’il te plait!” “ELLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL, EAIIIRRRRRASDKFLJSKDGLJKSRRRRRR” “Non, non!  Attention!”  My French professor claps her hand and points to me.  “You! Watch my mouth, yes?  ELLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL, ERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR…okay?” I look at her helplessly and place my tongue on the top of … Continue reading

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Santé Death Stare

LASER EYES! Muhahahahaha!  I will over-power you with my vision!   (queue evil laugh again) In my mind, I see myself in a sort of Wonder-Woman-esque costume, hands on hips, with red lasers shooting out of my eyes. “Why you do … Continue reading

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BAM! Frenchman Impressed!

By many, it is considered impossible to impress the French; I have, however, found a loophole. During my most recent trip to le boucherie with MB, the butcher started chatting to me about being American.  Apparently, he had been a … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Plastic Bubble

“Foux da fa fa?”  Says one girl.* “Feau de foux!  Foux da fa fa fa fa,” replies the boy she is talking to. “Mais oui, a le feau de foux a fa fa.  Ceau le le le foux de fa … Continue reading

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Eclipse Totale Sur Mon Coeur

Recently, I was out at a bar with France… Me:  Oooh!  I love this song! France:  What song?  (France looks around the bar casually, I suspect trying to find someone better to talk to) Me:  You know this song – … Continue reading

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