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 “rosbifs”, as they’re called in France) and the Americans ("yankees") are close runners-up. Everything seems to be fair game: from British people's fabled penchant for warm beer to their American allies' apparent lack of culture. The Local has collected together ten of the best Brit and Yank-bashing jibes for your enjoyment/interest.
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The British may be better cyclists than the French (at least for now) but their love-making skills leave a little to be desired in the eyes of the French as this joke suggests:
"A British married couple are in the sitting room. The wife knits while her husband reads The Times.
'Yes, my dearest?'
'Do we have sexual relations?'
'Yes we do my dearest!'
They continue knitting and reading for several hours.
Finally, the woman says:
'We should invite them round more often!'"