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If I speak English in Paris -- Will they know I'm not French?

Old May 18th, 2001, 01:11 PM
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If I speak English in Paris -- Will they know I'm not French?

Or might they think that I'm a local who just prefers to speak English? Please help!
 
Old May 18th, 2001, 01:16 PM
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It depends. Are you planning to wear sneakers?
 
Old May 18th, 2001, 01:23 PM
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why you doan ask a sillier quessyun
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zair are no franch persons who prefer to spick anglish! ware you get zis silly ee-day?

 
Old May 18th, 2001, 01:24 PM
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elvira
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If you've got a German accent, you'll fool 'em for sure.
 
Old May 18th, 2001, 03:43 PM
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Jean Valjean
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In any case, speaking French is easy. In American movies, what French people speak sounds a lot like english, only with a funny accent and bad grammar.
 
Old May 18th, 2001, 04:29 PM
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Not if you speak it with a French accent.
 
Old May 18th, 2001, 05:28 PM
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Lauren
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No, speaking English in Paris will not give you away but white sneakers will get you picked up by the fashion police.
 
Old May 18th, 2001, 09:14 PM
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Greg
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Ahhhh Haaahhh! I see someone started another white sneaker thread?
 
Old May 19th, 2001, 06:14 AM
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seasoned
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There is no problem speaking English in any country throughout the world. Just yell in English at the top of your lungs, and it sounds like whatever language is spoken by the locals. They will immediately understand you perfectly; it's even better if you enunciate ver-rr-y s-lo-w-ly. But the most important part is the yelling.
 

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