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The Funny Episode : French humor and everyday jokes Bonjour ! French people love “humor” so much, they make it look like “love”. Comedy takes many forms, including these common jokes and wordplay. Some of them are universal, others are specific to the French language, all are well known to all French people… and some are actually even funny ! Homely men who misbehave can't win for losing: Attractiveness influences online daters, jurors Women tolerate an unattractive man up to a point, but beware if he misbehaves. Then they'll easily shun him. So say Jeremy Gibson and Jonathan Gore of the Eastern Kentucky University in the US, after finding that a woman's view of a man is influenced by how handsome and law-abiding he is. Their study in Springer's journal Gender Issues has significance for those using dating sites or doing jury duty. Discovering how someone can make a positive first impression is an important field of study because of its role in forming relationships.

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Avoir l'esprit de l'escalier - French Idiom Usage notes: The French expression avoir l’esprit de l’escalier refers to an inability to think of a witty comeback (or any sort of intelligent response) until it’s too late to be of any use. Esprit means wit, and escalier, or staircase, symbolizes your departure from the gathering where the response was needed. But you can also use this expression while still at a party; for example, if you come up with a response only after the topic has changed and it’s too late for you to make your oh-so-brilliant comment without looking foolish. Par exemple… Lors de la réunion, Céleste m’a fait remarquer qu’il y avait plusieurs fautes d’orthographe dans mon dernier article. C’était de la pure méchanceté et j’ai eu l’esprit d’escalier ; je n’ai même pas pensé à répliquer que tous ses articles étaient relus par sa secrétaire.

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How to Say "How Are You" in French Like a Local You walk to your friend, ask him “comment allez-vous ?” (how are you) and expect a passionate answer about what’s he’s been up to lately. Instead, your friend simply answers “good, and you?”. Arts & Culture Archives Crystal Awards “I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited.

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