Thank you to a fellow translator for posting this.
I have done nothing but rant since the early hours of June 24th and this finally brought a smile to my face :)
I hope it does to yours too.
Do you have any tips for letting off steam in turbulent times?
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Whilst on one side of the channel the future of the red, white and blue Union Jack is looking decidely shaky, we take another look at how the Tricolor got its colours. Cute and good for French practice ;-)
But there's a serious note here too showing how patriotism in the wrong hands can lead to racism. www.facebook.com/Francisation.fr/videos/948216991957533/
Meanwhile with the EU referendum on everyone's minds, here's a helpful pointer for any expats considering applying for French citizenship.
Have you applied for French citizenship recently? We'd love to hear your experience. Please let us know how you got on here.
Ahead of Euro 2016 French strikers are getting even more than their usual share of news coverage...
What's your view on the proposed French labour reforms and the widespread industrial action that's gripping parts of the country? To comment please visit the alpinelinguists facebook page here
Even as the Seine continues to rise, top French designer unveils his new line in shoe wear.
The Show Must go On...
Said to be literally floating out of the shops, these shoes have been praised for their stylish yet practical design. Well they're certainly original.
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You make eye contact, smile, remember your "s'il vous plaîts" & "mercis"... and yet the person on the opposite side of the sales counter remains poker-faced, scowling even. Sound familiar?
If you think saying "excusez moi" to a shop assistant is enough to get them to respond civilly to you then think again! Read more about what Canadian authors Julie Barlow and Jean-Benoit Nadeau have to say on the subject in this revealing piece in The Local France. To comment on this and other language-related content please follow our facebook page.