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Top ten French jokes about Brits and Yanks

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Top ten French jokes about Brits and Yanks

Traditionally, the French have always made their Belgian neighbours the butt of their jokes – but the British (or “les Rosbifs”) and the Americans (or "les Yankees") are close runners-up.

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Everything seems to be fair game: from British people's fabled taste for warm beer and obsession with golf to America's taste for world conquest.

So, next time a French person has a laugh at your expense make sure you're in the know.

In this list of the funniest French jibes about Anglophones, The Local has put together some of the most common and original of “Rosbif” and "Yankee" jibes for your enjoyment. But don't take them too much to heart - after all, the English are known for being able to laugh at themselves.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE LOCAL'S GALLERY OF THE TOP TEN FRENCH JOKES ABOUT ANGLOPHONES

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