Faux amis

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Have you ever used the wrong French word to the amuse­ment of oth­ers?

Peter Tansey via Face­book The best one I’ve heard is putting “les préser­vat­ifs dans la con­fi­ture” [lit­er­ally mean­ing ‘to put con­doms in the jam’].

If you have a handy tip for learn­ing French, please let us know by email­ing ed­i­to­rial@ liv­ingfrance.com or con­tact us on:



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