Top 10 - Weirdest French Insults
Ok - maybe your French is pretty good by now, or at least you can get by. There’s one thing that the textbooks won’t teach you, though: the weird and wonderful language of French insults. Check out our list to expand your repertoire - and learn what your French pals and colleagues are saying about you!
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The English equivalent of this insult - which literally translates as “as stupid as his/her feet” - could be “as thick as a plank”. According to historical records, the French version first appeared in the 19th century. Feet became symbolic for stupidity because they’re the furthest part of the body from the brain.