Ten French words you’ll never hear in France

Ten French words you'll never hear in France
Ten French words that you'll never hear in France. Photo: Shutterstock
Ever heard someone say "Tiggy-doo?" in France? It's French (actually spelled Tiguidou) and it's just one example of a long list of Gallic words that you'll never come across in France.

You may have lived in France for years and speak French like a local, but head to Québec, Africa, or even Switzerland and you'll come across tonnes of expressions you've never heard before. 

Check out the gallery to find out what Belgians call their mobile phone, how to wish good luck in Switzerland, and other words that your French friends have never heard of.

Ten French words you'll never hear in France


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