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37 Interesting French Idioms About Food

The French love their language. They even have a whole council called the Académie Française that is devoted to keeping the French language in pristine shape. One of the things this committee is constantly fighting against is the influence of…

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Advice, Culture

5 Best Self-Care Tips From The Greeks

When I first moved to Greece for a summer, I was surprised by how slow everything moved. There were the grandparents meandering through the town’s small square, the little waves that slowly pushed against the walls of the port, and…

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Culture

Mademoiselle or Madame: Why Madame is Legally the Right Choice

When you hear the word “mademoiselle,” the words “French,” “Paris,” and maybe even “Coco Chanel,” a very famous mademoiselle, might pop into your head. But if you ask a French person about “mademoiselle” they’ll most likely think, “interdit” (prohibited) and…

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Culture

The Ultimate List of 231 French Slang Terms

Slang is one of the most important things to learn when you’re learning a new language, especially if you want to sound like a local. While textbooks and high school French lessons are great, it’s usually not until you find…

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