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[Survey] HP users around the world
02-04-2018, 10:25 PM
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(02-04-2018 05:44 PM)Mark Hardman Wrote:  
(02-04-2018 11:25 AM)toml_12953 Wrote:  Even in Europe there are differences in French. I was staying with a family in Belgium and after a great meal, the wife asked me (in French) if I wanted more to eat. I answered in French, "Non, merci. Je suis plein." (literally "No, thank you. I am full") Everyone laughed. They explained to me that, while they understood what I had meant, in Belgium "Je suis plein" means "I'm pregnant" It's a euphemism of which I had not been aware. I can assure you that, as a man, I am not now nor do I have any possibility of becoming pregnant.

It might be safer to sing along to Patrick Topaloff:

J'ai bien mangé, j'ai bien bu
J'ai la peau du ventre bien tendue
What does a Russian know about French? Smile And if that's not a signature, what is it?

Tom L
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