Ten dos and don’ts for partying with the French this Christmas

With a few weeks full of festive lunches, dinners and parties ahead, The Local has put together a list of tips to ensure you have a jolly old time with your French in-laws or friends without making a fool of yourself. Whether it’s what to bring or indeed what not to bring, or how to act around your French hosts or respecting centuries-old superstitions about polka dot dresses, these tips should keep you in line, for the most part. The Local bears no legal responsibility if you do make a massive festive faux pas. But we’d love to hear about it.

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