Ten most embarrassing mistakes to avoid in French
We've all been there. Whether you're on holiday and clutching a phrasebook, or you've been living in France for years, there are some words and phrases that foreigners will never quite be able to get right. But some small mistakes can lead to big gasps and red faces, so thankfully The Local is here to guide you through the ten rudest, funniest, most embarrassing mistakes to make in French.
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Number 1: Discussing healthy food around the dinner table with your French friends? Do yourself a favor, don't mention 'preservatives'. The French, as far as we know, do not put condoms (preservatifs) in their food. Although after the horsemeat scandal don't rule anything out.
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