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Old Apr 16th 2008, 2:39 am   #46
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Morte de rire! = LOL
You know much more French slang than I do... I've recently learned that "fumer un joint" is "smoke a pot" or so in NZ (not me! C'est très mal! )

Don't forget the very useful:
Can you repeat, please? Slowly? = Je n'ai rien capté du tout, parlez plus vite surtout, on ne va pas s'en sortir si vous ne vous mettez pas dans le crâne que je cause pas français, bordel.

It might help (especially if you run fast).
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Old Apr 16th 2008, 5:55 am   #47
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Je n'ai rien capté du tout, parlez plus vite surtout, on ne va pas s'en sortir si vous ne vous mettez pas dans le crâne que je cause pas français, bordel.
LOL! I imagine the puzzled face in front of you when you say that!

Actually, I know a lot of expressions in french besause I am french.
I am interested by all your experiences with the cultural diferencies, because I live in Hong Kong, and live the same situation right now as you all!

some new ones:

On n'a pas le cul sorti des ronces! (We can't leave our ass from the bramble)=on ne va pas s'en sortir

Il ne faut pas pousser Mémé dans les orties/dans les escaliers (We mustn't push Granny on the stinging nettles/on the stairs)= You shouldn't try to take advantage of me/my kindness/this situation.
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Old Apr 29th 2008, 12:57 pm   #48
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Just thought I'd make a thread where you could all post your favourite French phrases, be they useful, wonderful or just plain weird..

Je m'en fous - I don't mind/I don't care
Qu'est-ce qu'il fous la-bas? - What the ****'s he doing over there?
Je m'en vais - I've gotta go
Je me suis mis en route a sept heures - I set out at seven
Soit l'un soit l'autre - One or the other
L'un et l'autre - Both of them
L'un l'autre - One another

L'un ou l'autre - One or the other
Ni l'un ni l'autre - Neither

..a few useful ones.
yeah, u gotta know how to insult 'em better than them m8
try
va te faire encule connard..
nique ta mere pede,
je te emmerde batard
sorry the "e"s should have the accent..
these ARE MUSTS to be as arrogant as them, and to really get the mastering , and "feeling" coming across nicely- especially if you live in paris-
always remember- YOU HAVE TO BE ABLE TO BE AS RUDE AS THEM- --then you will gain respect..
especially as a brit...
my names cheekyfarkinmonkey lemme know if u want some good'uns..
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Old Apr 29th 2008, 1:32 pm   #49
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yeah, u gotta know how to insult 'em better than them m8
try
va te faire encule connard..
nique ta mere pede,
je te emmerde batard
sorry the "e"s should have the accent..
these ARE MUSTS to be as arrogant as them, and to really get the mastering , and "feeling" coming across nicely- especially if you live in paris-
always remember- YOU HAVE TO BE ABLE TO BE AS RUDE AS THEM- --then you will gain respect..
especially as a brit...
my names cheekyfarkinmonkey lemme know if u want some good'uns..
cfm
You seems to be quite rude, does it work for being respected?

At least, you may need a proper spelling and grammar
Vas te faire enculer connard
Je t'emmerde bâtard
Nique ta mère pédé (for pédéraste)

you can add to your list:
Vas te faire foutre
Salaud/salope

I hope you a long stay in France!
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Old Apr 29th 2008, 2:55 pm   #50
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You seems to be quite rude, does it work for being respected?

At least, you may need a proper spelling and grammar
Vas te faire enculer connard
Je t'emmerde bâtard
Nique ta mère pédé (for pédéraste)

you can add to your list:
Vas te faire foutre
Salaud/salope

I hope you a long stay in France!
yep been there done that- 20 years matey!!
the first thing you have to learn is to swear at the 'stards, cos its the only way 2 get respect sometimes...
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yep been there done that- 20 years matey!!
the first thing you have to learn is to swear at the 'stards, cos its the only way 2 get respect sometimes...
Always good to know how to insult in the local language!
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Old Apr 29th 2008, 3:21 pm   #52
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Always good to know how to insult in the local language!
u gotta- cos they will swear at you, and you will feel very, very small if you can't get a word in, or get one up!!!
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Old Jun 11th 2008, 8:32 pm   #53
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parley anglais?
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On a pas élevé les cochons ensemble!

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