"When you're on their flowers, you're a snail. When they want to eat you, suddenly you're an escargot."
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"We spent the summer on the Côte de Jersey."
"Why buy and Idaho spud when you can have a potato of distinction that grows only in the soil of northern France?"
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"Qu'est-ce que c'est?"Title: FRENCH FOR BANKERS.
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The Secret Shame of Paris...Predawn Roundup of Fat Frenchwomen.
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The Meeting of the Mothers of Toulouse-Lautrec and Whistler
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"It's translated from French, so where it says 'Harvard Business School' it may mean 'jail.'"
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The Euro-Trash Trashcan
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"It sure is great to be back in France."
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"Oh, how very French."
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"Welcome to America, bitch."
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"What do you eat for anxiety?"
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Fenton School of Languages: French, Spanish, German, Italian, Creamy Italian.
Monet in the '90s.
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"I'm moving to France to not get fat."
Our Spies In France: What They Found Out
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"Lourdes: The Cosmetic Surgery Chapel"
"This suit is more of a European cut."
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"Two months in France and Spain gave me the courage to smoke again."
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Betty Ann in Cannes
"Every man for himself!"
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"And thirteen innocent logs perished in that fire they used to burn Joan."
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"Francophobe meet Francophile."
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