Baguettes

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Libby
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Baguettes

Post by Libby » Fri 22 Jan 2016 10:51

In our early days of living here, in France, we were discussing bread with some neighbours..
My husband said it doesn't last as long as British bread as they, the French bakers, don't put in preservatives.
When they, the neighbours, had picked themselves up from the ground and dried their eyes they explained the meaning of preservatives!!!
Just to make clear, in French they are condoms.

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Post by russell » Fri 22 Jan 2016 11:08

Il faut dire, "conservateurs" :)

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Post by martyn94 » Fri 22 Jan 2016 11:45

Next time they admire his duffle coat, he could tell them where to get a capote anglaise.

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Post by lonesome paddy » Sun 24 Jan 2016 11:00

And dont ask " have you a Citroen" or you might just get a slice of lemon in your coffee

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