Hysterical franglais British view of the Hollande pickle

Michel C. of Cambridge, Mass, sent us a Britsh scetch that looks a lot like the kinds of French I would hear as a high school and college French teacher. Maybe that’s a good way, actually, to learn French. It’ll certainly be comprehensible to English learners. The bottom line is there: in answer to Can you tell us who the First Lady of France is? Hollande answered that he “ne jolly well could pas.”

“Et ça, apparently, était ça.”


This entry was posted in Anglicisms Invade, Cultural Perspectives, French culture, French-American politics, News from France, Only in France ! and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s