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South France “Jumps” into Chaos After Kangaroos Escape! Posted by on Jul 21, 2012

This is no joke mes amis: The story is definitely TRUE and worth telling… Three years ago, a French group of animal lovers (called something like the “C.L.I.K.”, or the “Coalition for the Liberation of Imprisoned Kangaroos”, probably not classified by NATO as a terrorist organization, just yet) has set loose some fifteen kangaroos in the…

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Top 50 Funniest French Names (The Letter A!) Posted by on Feb 24, 2012

Salut!  Did you know that when you are a kid in France, you learn to play a little funny game called “Monsieur et Madame” (“Mr. and Mrs.“) This is pretty much how it goes: – You ask someone: “Monsieur et Madame <some name> ont un fils/une fille, comment s’appelle-t-il/s’appelle-t-elle? “ Meaning: “Mr. and Mrs. <some name> have a…

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